Rajkot: The general body meeting of the Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) turned stormy after opposition Congress raised the issue of a cop’s transfer during the demolition drive on August 12. the Congress had decided to take up the issues of a BJP leader’s alleged tiff with a cop during the recent anti-encroachment drive which resulted in his transfer.
During the anti-encroachment drive on last Sunday in Para Bazar, Karia did not allow to demolish the margin area covered outside his shop. Police detained him and the illegal area was removed. However, he had a heated altercation with Rajkot A division police inspector B P Sonara, who was transferred for his alleged misbehaviour the very next day.

After this, Karia allegedly reconstructed the removed portion which the Congress is demanding to be removed again.

On Monday, opposition leaders came with photographs of Dinesh Karia who had altercation with police inspector Sonara.

Sources said that there was altercation between standing committee chairman Uday Kangad and leader of opposition Vashram Sagathia in mayor’s chamber after Congress raised the cop’s transfer issue.

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