Srinagar: Deputy Mayor of Srinagar Municipal Corporation Sheikh Imran was injured when, “two corporators” assaulted him during councilor session of SMC on Monday.
Sheikh Imran got injured and was shifted to police hospital where he got some stitches also.
A senior police official confirmed the incident to GNS and said that a case has been registered and further action taken up.
After being discharged from hospital, Imran addressed a presser said alleged that he was attacked by two “RSS and BJP-backed corporators”.
He said assault on him was pre-planned by the BJP-backed mayor and hoped that police will take appropriate action in the case.
“I will not bow down by such tactics. I will continue to speak against corruption and injustice,” he said, adding that he was attacked for launching a “tirade against BJP and Hindutva campaigns.” Imran said that he was committed to “kicking out” the BJP from Kashmir.
“From the first day, I urged the administration to look into the issue of BJP, RSS sponsored Mayor but they turned dead ears,” he said.