J&K: NC leader arrested for beating father, daughter
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Last Updated: Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 19:32
Srinagar: A senior leader of ruling National Conference was on Wednesday arrested for allegedly beating up a man and his daughter following an altercation in a busy market here, police said.

Bashir Ahmad Bhat in his complaint has alleged that he along with his daughter Shagufta were beaten up by Sheikh Ghulam Ahmad Saloora, NC Provincial Secretary and his aides at Jehangir Chowk near Lal Chowk this afternoon, they said.

The scuffle broke out between Bhat and Saloora when the former allegedly parked his vehicle at the middle of the road leading to a traffic jam, the police said.

Bhat's daughter protested the alleged high handedness of the politician after which Saloora and his aides thrashed both of them, police said.

Large number of people gathered at the scene and smashed the window panes of Saloora's vehicle before police took him into custody.

A case under relevant section of RPC was registered against the leader, they said.


First Published: Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 19:32

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