Rohtak, May 15 -- Police on Tuesday booked a woman who allegedly hurled a slipper at Punjab cabinet minister and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu during an election meeting at Rohtak's Gandhi Camp area on May 8.

The accused has been identified as Jitender Vij, a resident of the same area. The police said a supporter of the Congress who had organized Sidhu's event in the colony gave a complaint against Jitender for throwing her 'chapal' at the minister while he was giving his speech.

He also submitted a video in which the woman allegedly confessed to have thrown slipper at Sidhu because he was criticising PM Narendra Modi. The police booked her under Section 127 of Representation of People Act and Section 504 of IPC.

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