Ghaziabad: Twelve persons, including the MLA of Dhaulana area, Aslam Chaudhary, have been booked by Ghaziabad police for allegedly trying to acquire the land owned by Gram Panchayat in Masuri area and thrashing the security supervisor and two other guards deployed at the land. Taking cognisance into the matter, the administration has imposed CrPc section 144 in order to maintain law and order in the area.Cops said that nearly a dozen goons allegedly barged in to the land after breaking the broke boundary walls on Sunday. “The accused persons also thrashed the security supervisor Ashok Kumar Jain and two other guards deployed at the land. It has been alleged that the goons were working for the MLA,” said police. Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murder”The land belonged to Gram Panchayat but in 1958, the land was sold to DCM company for its development. After some years the company had sold this land to a Delhi based businessman Gopal Kawatra. However, some of the villagers had moved to high court claiming that the land was belonged to them but apex court had given the judgement into the favour of the businessman in 2018,” said Naresh Kumar Singh, Station House Officer of Masuri police station. Also Read – Two brothers held for snatchingsThe officer said that an FIR has been lodged against twelve persons including the MLA under section 147 (punishment for rioting), 148 (rioting, armed with deadly weapon), 149 (Every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed in prosecution of common object), 427 (Mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees), 307 (attempt to murder), 448 (Punishment for house-trespass) and 506 (Punishment for criminal intimidation) of IPC. Meanwhile, police have imposed CrPc section 144 in the area to maintain law and order.