A Hyderabad resident has accused Charminar MLA Mumtaz Ahmed Khan of assaulting him in public as a result of he didn’t greet him.
The assault was captured in a CCTV digicam put in close by and a police grievance has been registered. The AIMIM MLA is but to answer the allegations.
The complainant, Gulam Ghouse Jeelani, informed the media that Mr Khan is his neighbour. Referring to an earlier dispute with the legislator, Mr Jeelani alleged that he was sitting close to his home on the Charminar bus stand previous midnight when Mr Khan got here along with his armed guards and hit him. “He informed me I didn’t say ‘Salaam’. Why ought to I say ‘Salaam’ to him? I had not even seen him. He saved saying he had been an MLA for 25 years. He then threatened to tear me aside, his nephews stated I can be shot.”
Mr Jeelani stated he had earlier approached AIMIM president and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi with complaints in opposition to the native MLA. “I had been quiet as a result of Asad saab had requested me to deal with the matter with persistence. However that is simply not acceptable,” he stated.
The complainant, whose household has hyperlinks with the AIMIM and his brother Mohammad Mannan is a celebration chief, appealed to Mr Owaisi to oust Mr Khan from the social gathering. “He’s not God that he should all the time be greeted,” he stated.
The complainant stated he is aware of that no motion can be taken in opposition to the MLA. “I do know his affect. Let him do what he can. I’ll do what I can.”
The CCTV footage reveals the MLA strolling as much as Mr Jeelani. What follows is an altercation the place the 2 are seen arguing. The MLA then slaps Mr Jeelani and his safety officers are seen pushing him. Because the legislator strikes to hit Mr Jeelani once more, others pull him away.
Hussaini Alam inspector Naresh Kumar informed wantpassport that they had acquired a grievance that the MLA had assaulted the younger man. They might study CCTV footage and probe particulars earlier than registering an FIR.
The inspector stated there appear to have been some disputes between the 2 households because the complainant had referred to a video that went viral of the son of the MLA abusing the elder brother of the complainant.