SMC Corporator, Brother Booked for Concealing Travel History


Srinagar:  Authorities have decided to act tough against those who have put the lives of others at risk by concealing travel history. Initiating action against the close aide of Srinagar Municipal Corporation Mayor and Corporator and his brother, police have registered a formal case against them in this regard.

Pertinently, Corporator Kawadara, Majdi Shulu was accused of hiding the travel history of his brother after returning from New Delhi in a truck. It was alleged that Mayor, SMC facilitated his return from Delhi to Srinagar. The said person lived at home along with the Corporator. On the request of neighbours, the brother of the Corporator was tested positive for Covid-19 infection. The Coporator too was tested positive that sent shock waves among SMC employees. Over 50 Corporators and Mayour went into quarantine.

District Development Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Chowdary in a couple of tweets had expressed his displeasure over the incident and had advised everyone not to resort to illegal travel and reveal travel history.

Sources said that on the recommendations of district administration and the demand made by various Corporators, police station Safa Kadal booked the infected Corporator and his brother for hiding travel history.

A police official confirmed the development said that many Corporators were demanding an FIR against the Corporator and his brother. “An FIR vide number 60/2020 under section 179, 188 stands registered against them,” he added.


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