The MLC was disembarked at Hajipur and taken into custody. A case under Protection of children from sexual offences Act, 2012, has been registered against the MLC, a liquor trader of North Bihar.
Sanjay Singh, Officer Incharge of Hajipur GRP, said the legislator had tried to molest the girl in the running train and has been arrested. The gerl and her family members too deboarded the train at Hajipur and left for Gorakhpur by road.
Meanwhile, the BJP suspended the MLC from the party and a show cause notice has been sent to him, party vice -president Sanjay Mayukh said. Leader of opposition in Bihar legislative council Sushil Kumar Modi, said Pandey may be expelled from the party after inquiry. Pandey was elected MLC from Siwan Local Bodies constitutency in June 2015 as BJP candidate .