J&K: Tourism Minister`s son arrested

The son of Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Minister was on Saturday arrested by police after he and his friend allegedly thrash a shopkeeper.

Last Updated: Mar 24, 2012, 16:52 PM IST

Srinagar: The son of Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Minister was on Saturday arrested by police after he and his friend allegedly thrash a shopkeeper in Leh town.

Karma Stalzin, son of Tourism Minister Nawang Rigzin Jora, was arrested following a complaint from a shopkeeper in Leh that he and his friend roughed him up, police said.

Stalzin had parked his vehicle in front of a shop in Leh town as he had come for shopping. The shop owner asked the minister`s son to remove the vehicle as it was blocking entry to his outlet, leading to an altercation between the two.
The shopkeeper, in his written complaint alleged that Stalzin and his friend thrashed him, the police said, adding that the accused were arrested based on the complaint.

PTI