Hunza, July 15: Naib – Tehsilar of Ailabad, Jan Alam, has reportedly started harassing boat commuters in vengeance to a presumed act of ‘insult’.
According to details the revenue department official forced dozens of boat commuters to stay for hours at the lake barrier by refusing to provide fuel for the boats. He also took the help of some local youth to harass the commuters. A commuter was physically assaulted at the lake barrier today by the youth backed by Naib – Tehsildar Jan Alam.
According to details yesterday the Naib-Tehsildar accidentally slipped and fell at the lake barrier while supervising the boat operations. He blamed the commuters for ‘pushing him’ and threatened them of harsh consequences.
Today some local youth, including a son of the Naib – Tehsildar, identified as Masood, came to the lake barrier and started teasing the commuters by hooting on them and purposelessly demanding to travel to upstream area. They later physically assaulted a youth belonging to Gojal valley, identified as Farman Karim.
The local people have demanded an investigation into the event and action against the Naib-Tehsildar for harassing innocent commuters through different tactics.
Gojal Youth Organization has said that the Tehsildar is trying to create regional disharmony through violence. They have demanded strong action against him for inciting violence in the peaceful region. They have also asked the youth to remain united in these harsh times and work for betterment of the region instead of acting like gangsters.