Srinagar – Coming down heavily on Police for maligning his image, MLA Langate Engineer Rashid Saturday expressed shock over the figures provided by State Home Department showing expenditure drawn by him through the state exchequer for security purposes.
In a statement, Rashid refuted receiving any fuel or cash for his personal or security vehicle during last three years.
It is unfortunate on part of the police to claim that I received an amount of Rs. 2,83,272 for fuel purposes during the last three years while the fact is that I am without security and not a single government is at my dispense, he said adding how some white collar officers in the police deptt. have dared to mislead everybody.
He alleged that the said amount would have gone in the pockets of those people who run the state like a public enterprise and leave no opportunity to loot the state exchequer.
He appealed top officials of the Police and Home Department to investigate the matter thoroughly and come clean on the issue.
From time to time Home and Police Department urged me to avail security as well as a Bullet Proof car. However I always declined the offer as a mark of protest against the behavior of police towards masses, he said.
He threatened that he will move to Court if the Government will not come clean on the issue.
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