Ugly spat between AAP MLA, senior police officer over ‘property dispute’ in Jalandhar
Jalandhar, September 22
AAP MLA Raman Arora and Jalandhar Deputy Commissioner of Police (Safety and Operations) Naresh Dogra on Wednesday had an unpleasant spat, apparently over a property dispute between two shopkeepers of Shastri Nagar market right here.
Whereas Arora took the aspect of a tyre store proprietor, Dogra supported the material service provider.
Later, each events met at a media home of the town to succeed in a compromise. However issues received solely worse as there have been experiences of each side utilizing abusive language and manhandling one another.
DCP (Investigation) Jaskiranjit Singh Teja got here to Dogra’s assist whereas supporters of Arora, together with MLA Sheetal Angural, additionally reached the scene.
The arguments between the 2 sides continued until the wee hours of Thursday. Later, on the insistence of Angural, Arora and their supporters, a case was registered in opposition to the DCP beneath Part 307 of the IPC and the SC/ST Act.
Movies of the incident have gone viral. The MLA’s supporters reportedly reached the native civil hospital and pressed a physician to situation a medico-legal report.
Condemning the incident, Congress chief Partap Bajwa put out a collection of tweets. “That is the sorry state of affairs beneath AAP authorities the place the lifetime of even a senior police officer shouldn’t be secure. What to say of an peculiar man’s security and safety.”
He slammed the 2 AAP MLAs. “The conduct of those MLAs is already well-known as they’re ordinary offenders of regulation. Furthermore I’ve been informed that as an alternative of charging the MLAs, it occurred the opposite manner spherical as these assaulted have been slapped with severe sections of the IPC.”
Sukhpal Khaira tweeted, “AAP MLA fought with a DCP over a petty property dispute in Jalandhar as a consequence of his vested curiosity. Do you suppose such MLAs will deny Rs 25 crore supplied beneath the so-called ‘Operation Lotus’. This operation is a creation of Arvind Kejriwal.”