Congress minister jumps traffic light, security guards beat up traffic cop

J&K Traffic Police SrinagarSrinagar: In a bizarre accident of its kind, two security guards of a Minister beat up a Traffic Police Sub Inspector after he objected to their act of breaking traffic signal.

Eyewitness said that the escort of PHE minster and Congress leader Taj Mohidin was heading towards the Chief Minister’s residence when the traffic police officer was assaulted by his security guards

“As soon as the cavalcade reached at the traffic signal at Tourist Reception Center (TRC), the traffic signal was indicating red, but minister’s cavalcade drove straight. The Sub inspector objected for breaking rule. The security guards came down from vehicle and beat him mercilessly,” an eyewitness said.

The incident has infuriated the locals who called the incident as a show of muscle power, “It is unfortunate that law makers are becoming law breakers. It is sheer hooliganism,” A local Mushtaq Ahmed said.

The Sub Inspector has been identified as Mohan Lal who was later hospitalized.

Taking to a local media outlet, Deputy Inspector General Traffic, Shafqat Watali said that they are not going to spare law breakers, “We are not going to spare them. They have assaulted our officer and they will face the music.”

Zahid Maqbool is a freelance journalist based in Srinagar.

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9 Comments

  1. says: gurpreet singh

    shame on us…… we vote them so that they will make laws for us…bt they r thr to break all laws nd torture those who will raise voice against them……

  2. says: Satbir singh Sawhney

    We were costructing sohar industrial estate in Sultant of Oman in 1994 ,one night the king kaboos came to the site all by himself ,self driving ,The gatekeeper a local Omani on duty refused him entry as he did not had a gate pass,King Kaboos telephoned the Chief Engineer who in turn ordered the gatekeeper to allow him an entry,The king had a round at the site ,while leaving king rewarded him with cash and promoted the gatekeeper. Also we all know the true storey about indian King sardar Ranjit Singh ji

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