Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 18 (ANI): Congress MLA NA Harris, whose son Mohammed Haris Nalapad was suspended from the party’s Bengaluru Youth wing on Sunday admitted that what his son had done was wrong and maintained that the guilty would be punished irrespective of political affiliations.
The Congress MLA told ANI, “I don’t know where he is currently. Whoever does wrong is wrong, be it a son of an MLA or anyone else. I have always advised my son to never do anything wrong. I will see that my son does not do anything like this again.”
Mohammed Nalapad was suspended from the Bengaluru District Youth Congress General Secretary’s post for six years.
Meanwhile, working president of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee Dinesh Gundurao said, “Strict action to be taken against people responsible. There won’t be any sort of protection whether it is a person in the Congress or outside. Mohammed Nalapad was involved too. We have decided to expel him from the Congress.”
I am appalled at & strongly condemn the ghastly attack by MLA NA Harris son on innocent Vidwath. @CPBlr Police must arrest the culprit & his goons to restore public confidence in rule of law. Congress MLA must counsel his absconding son to surrender. pic.twitter.com/3UcJloh4RE
— B.S. Yeddyurappa (@BSYBJP) February 18, 2018
However, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers protested over the incident wherein Congress General Secretary Mohammed Haris Nalapad and ten others allegedly beat up a person at a restaurant in Bengaluru’s UB City.
Bengaluru District Youth Congress General Secretary Mohammed Haris Nalapad, who is also the son of Congress MLA NA Harris, suspended from party for 6 yearshttps://t.co/Wnxv7MWKaN pic.twitter.com/KlS1l6seKB
— DNA (@dna) February 18, 2018
Earlier in the day, an FIR was registered against Haris Nalapad and ten others.
The accused allegedly has threatened the victim Vidwath, at Mallya hospital where he was admitted for treatment. (ANI)