After the incident, the traders blocked the road, after which the police officers kept trying to convince the people.
There was a lot of ruckus in Sasnigate police station area of Aligarh on Sunday. People accused the former mayor of BJP of abusing the elderly businessman and beating him up along with his gunner. After which the angry traders blocked the Agra road and raised slogans fiercely. On getting information about the incident, heavy force including Sasni Gate Inspector reached the spot and started explaining to the people. But the traders were not ready to accept and they blocked the Agra road. After several hours of commotion, the police pacified the people with great difficulty and opened the jam.
Controversy started over scooter removal
According to the information, former Mayor Shakuntala Bharti had gone to Pala Road with an acquaintance on Sunday. She was accompanied by her husband and gunner. After meeting an acquaintance, she was returning in her Scorpio car at around 9 pm. During this, a scooter was parked on the way. His driver and gunner shouted to remove the scooter, but no one listened. It is alleged that angry with this, the former mayor got down from her Scorpio and while abusing, beat up Ashok Gupta, a leader associated with the Board of Trade. After that she left from there. When people came to know about this incident, the traders blocked the road and started demanding action.
Angered by the incident with the elderly businessman, the traders blocked the GT Road and traffic was disrupted for several hours.
GT Road remained jammed for several hours
Victim elderly businessman Ashok Gupta alleged that the former mayor first abused him and then thrashed him along with his gunner. In protest, traders parked their vehicles on Agra Road and blocked GT Road. Due to the jam, there were long lines of buses, trucks and other vehicles passing through here. Police personnel kept on explaining to the people, but people were not getting ready to understand. Late night police officials reached the spot and assured the people of action. Only after this the matter calmed down and the jam could be opened.
People said that the former mayor should apologize, she said that she will commit suicide
Angered by the incident, the traders were adamant on apologizing to the former mayor. During this, he also raised slogans of Murdabad fiercely. After this the former mayor reached the police station and he alleged that the businessman and his men had consumed alcohol and had indecency with them. He said that the traders had dragged him out of the car. He asked the officials to conduct medical examination of all the traders. Not only this, the former mayor even warned that if the medical examination of the other side is not done, then she will commit suicide inside the police station. After which the officials were busy in explaining both the sides.
CO said, the matter is being investigated
CO III Shwetabh Pandey told that both the parties are accusing each other. Gunner is being charged with assault. He said that the matter is being investigated. No complaint has been given from both the sides yet. After the complaint is received, further action will be taken based on the investigation.