A sanitation group of Municipal Company of Gurugram (MCG) was allegedly attacked by round 30 locals on Thursday after they had been lifting building and demolition (C&D) waste from behind the marble market in Sikanderpur village, police mentioned.
An FIR within the matter has been registered on the DLF Part-1 police station and investigations launched.
As per the MCG’s grievance, following a Nationwide Inexperienced Tribunal (NGT) order, their group had been clearing C&D waste within the space for the final 4 days.
Whereas throughout one such drive, round 30 locals out of the blue began pelting them with stones and subsequently attacked them with sticks and rods, resulting in 4 company officers struggling accidents.
“The incident passed off round 4pm on Thursday when sanitation officers had been clearing waste from the world with the assistance of earthmovers. Out of nowhere and with none provocation, they had been attacked by round 25-30 locals from behind. They began hurling stones and bricks in the direction of them, which resulted in a couple of of our staff getting injured, whereas some automobiles had been additionally broken. Later, a bunch of males armed with sticks and iron rods cornered considered one of our staff and began beating him up. Now we have been in a position to establish a couple of locals and have given their names to the police,” mentioned Hariom Attri, joint commissioner, MCG. He additional mentioned that MCG will likely be clearing the remaining C&D waste from the location on Monday.
In the identical incident, a second FIR was lodged by Ajane Hiramani, a resident of Sikanderpur village.
As per her son, Raja Singh, Hiramani was current on the web site from which MCG officers had been clearing waste and was leaning in opposition to considered one of MCG’s tractors when the stone pelting began.
When the violence started, an MCG employee out of the blue began his tractor and because the automobile moved ahead, the lady misplaced her stability and fell on the bottom, sustaining accidents.
Within the FIR, Hiramani has additional alleged that had she had seen four-five MCG staff beating up a neighborhood, and when folks from the colony got here to avoid wasting them, the MCG officers fled the spot after threatening the locals.”
“We’re engaged on each the circumstances concurrently. Primarily based on MCG’s data, we’ve got some leads and are investigating the matter,” mentioned KK Rao, commissioner, Gurugram police.
Thursday’s incident was the third time within the final two months that MCG officers had been attacked.
Final month, MCG officers had been thrashed by a gaggle of individuals in Sector 70A after they had gone to take motion in opposition to individuals who had been illegally dumping sewage within the open.
On June 1, two MCG officers had been thrashed by two locals throughout a stray animal drive in Sector 52.