SMC OFFICIALS THRASHED AT PALPORA
Police refuse to register FIR
Srinagar, Jan 7: A team of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) was attacked and severely thrashed when they tried stop illegal constructions at Palpora locality of Old City.
In a statement, a spokesperson of SMC the incident took place when the team was conducted routine inspection to prevent illegal construction in Palpora ward.
“It was observed by the ward officer and his other staffers that a resident of Goripora (Palpora) namely Ghulam Muhammad Wani son of Abdul Aziz Wani was constructing an illegal shop in odd hours of Sunday.
After the concerned ward officer Umar Din Chauhan intervened and asked for the permission, the offender along with his family members and a mason namely Showkat Ahmed Wani thrashed the entire staff and critically injured one of the officials,” the spokesperson said.
“On approaching, police station Safa kadal to lodge an FIR against the offenders, The police however after playing dilly-dallying tactics, refused to lodge an FIR against the violators,” the ward officer Umar Din Chauhaan said.
Lastupdate on : Mon, 7 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
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