Former Hyderabad Mayor Majid Hussain booked for assaulting police

Hyderabad: The city police on Wednesday registered a case against former Hyderabad Mayor Mohammed Majid Hussain and three others for allegedly assaulting policemen.

According to the sources, there was a dispute pertaining to a piece of land located at Film Nagar, between Nikhil Reddy and others. Today former Mayor Hyderabad Mohammed Majid Hussain who is also the AIMIM corporator from Mehdipatnam division along with a fellow corporator Nanal Nagar division Naseeruddin and two others Ahmed and Akbar reached the disputed site and allegedly tried to enter the plot upon which the Nikhil Reddy resisted.

On receiving the information, a team of Banjara Hills led by its Inspector Shiva Chandra and others reached the spot. In the meantime Majid Hussain and his followers started arguing with police about their presence at the spot, the former Mayor allegedly assaulted the Inspector and caused obstruction for their discharging duties.

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The videos of threatening and assaulting the police Inspector by Majid Hussain went viral on social media forcing the police to register suo-moto case under IPC section 353 (Assaulting a public servant) and 506 (Intimidation), while another case has also been registered against the AIMIM corporators for allegedly trespassing and threatening Nikhil Reddy who claims to be owner of the land.

Sources said that Nikhil Reddy claimed that he had purchased land measuring 850 square yards from Jubilee Hills co-operative housing society while Majid Hussain’s followers claim that they got it from one Mr Haneef.

The police have registered two cases and investigation is underway.

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