Transfer of police officer who fined MLA Pradeep Batra
Inspector Neeraj Kathait is the same person, who a few days ago had cut the challan of MLA Pradeep Batra, who was roaming without a mask in Mussoorie
Cutting the challan of the MLA walking without a mask proved heavy to a Inspector in Mussoorie. After the complaint of the MLA, the inspector has been transferred. The name of the inspector who has been transferred is Neeraj Kathait. Neeraj Kathait is the same person who had fined MLA Pradeep Batra, who was roaming without a mask in Mussoorie a few days ago. Neeraj had advised the MLA to wear a mask, as well as charged a fine of Rs 500. The video of the incident also went viral on social media. In which MLA Pradeep Batra was seen fighting with the policemen. At that time Pradeep Batra was saying that I was roaming around Mussoorie like a common man. There I saw a policeman misbehaving with people. I just stopped him. After the incident, I went to the hotel. I don't know if the fine has been cut or not. Overall, the BJP MLA was calling it a common incident, but the very next day after the incident, he had complained to the DGP about Inspector Neeraj Kathait after which orders for the transfer of Neeraj have come.
Neeraj has been transferred to Kalsi. Let us tell you the whole incident. The incident happened on Sunday. BJP MLA from Roorkee Pradeep Batra had come to visit Mussoorie with his family members. These days Covid curfew has been imposed in the state and the police are strictly dealing with people who are roaming without wearing masks. Pradeep Batra was also roaming in Mussoorie without wearing a mask. When the policemen interrupted them, the MLAs started fighting with them. Following Covid protocol, the Mussoorie police cut the MLA's challan of Rs 500. Police said that the MLA's family members were wearing masks, but MLA Pradeep Batra was roaming without a mask. The video of the incident has also gone viral on social media. Inspector Neeraj Kathait, while teaching the rules and regulations to the MLA, fine him, but this challan/fine became a disaster for him. Neeraj Kathait has now been shifted from Mussoorie and posted in Kalsi.