Official arrested for ‘assaulting’ MLA

Srinagar: Police on Tuesday arrested a senior transport officer on charges of assaulting a Congress legislator in Bandipora district of north Kashmir.
Quoting official sources, a local news agency reported that ARTO Bandipora, Tariq Ahmad Bhat, was arrested by police after a written complaint by Congress MLA Usman Majid before Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora Shah Faisal, alleging that the transport officer last week misbehaved with him and tried to assault him physically. The transport officer has been lodged at the police station Bandipora. A case Fir No 30/2015 341, 353, 506, RPC has been registered against him.