Punjab Cong leader alleges being assaulted by party workers

A Congress leader on Tuesday alleged he was attacked by his own party workers in the presence of police personnel.

Last Updated: May 25, 2010, 21:25 PM IST

Hoshiarpur: A Congress leader on Tuesday alleged
he was attacked by his own party workers in the presence of
police personnel.

About 25 party workers assaulted me at Civil Rest House,
Garhshankar, 40 Kms from here soon after the departure of
Leader of Opposition in Punjab Assembly Rajinder Kaur Bhattal,
Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee Secretary Balwinder Singh
Bittu told reporters here.

Bittu alleged that the assault on him was made at the
behest of Congress MLA of the area Lov Kumar Goldy out of
rivalry.

He also alleged that the police personnel including
Station House Officer of Garhshankar police station were
present there and remained "silent spectators during assault."

PTI