In a shocking incident Minister of State for Home Affairs Sajjad Ahmed Kichloo today slapped senior government officer at Tourist Receipt Centre (TRC) Kishtwar ahead of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s visit to the area.
The officer was reportedly slapped thrice by the Minister in the presence of several other senior officers of the state police and others.
According to Chief Executive Office (CEO) Kishtwar Development Authority Riaz Ahmed Choudhary, the incident took place when he arrived at the TRC centre where MOS Home was present and taking stock of the arrangements”.
He said when I arrived at the TRC the Minister asked me, “aap apne ko kya samajhte ho” . He said, before I could respond the Minister started slapping me. When he slapped me for the third time I asked him, what the hell your are doing”, Why are you slapping me. Riaz claimed Minister also started shouting ‘arrest this man’ and then his security personnel and others present there thrashed me as well.
DIG Batote – Doda range Ashkour Wani, Dy Sp Headquater Farooq Qaiser were also present when the incident took place.
When contacted Riaz Ahmed I am lucky, I am sitting in front of you otherwise they would’ve killed me. Now I’m going to lodge an FIR,” he added.