A day after a mob attacked the well being and police officers and prevented them from finishing up their duties in Padarayanapura space of Bengaluru, native Congress MLA from the world BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan has defended those that attacked the federal government officers, saying the individuals within the space are “uneducated labourers who didn’t know what they were doing”. Khan represents the Chamarajpet meeting constituency the place Padarayanapura is situated.
He additionally sought to know why the well being employees and police officers went to the world late within the evening and never within the morning. “Why did the police and the health workers go in the night when I had told the BBMP Commissioner that I will take them at 10 am?” Khan instructed reporters.
The incident passed off on Sunday when well being employees and cops went to Padarayanapura to quarantine main and secondary contacts of three coronavirus sufferers. However, the officers have been attacked and overwhelmed, forcing them to retreat from the world. Some locals who tried to intervene and cease the violence have been additionally overwhelmed up by the mob.
Padarayanapura and Bapuji Nagar have been among the many first areas to be fully sealed to include the unfold of the novel coronavirus. According to police, individuals weren’t abiding by the prohibitory orders underneath Section 144 of the CrPC. Padarayanapura is a Muslim majority space in Bengaluru.
According to police, 59 individuals have been arrested up to now in reference to the assault on well being and police officers.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister BS Yediyyurappa has given a free hand to police to take care of legislation and order within the metropolis. He additionally slammed the native Congress MLA and requested him why ought to the federal government take anybody’s permission to curb the unfold of the virus.
“Who is Zameer to question why the healthcare workers went at night? His irresponsible statements show that he wants to worsen the situation. I give full powers to police to take a call on the situation and handle it any way possible. No such incidents will be reported in Bengaluru again,” he mentioned.