Vadodara: Youth Congress leader from Tandalja was booked on Friday for questioning police about what arrangements have been made to provide poultry items and meat in the red zone at Tandalja.
Cops registered an offence against Ashfaque Malek for violation of public notification and committing a negligent act to spread infection of disease dangerous to human life.
Police said that Malek despite living in the red zone of Tandalja have been coming out of the house and travelling frequently to JP Road police station. Cops alleged that Malek made representation that the poultry and meat shops in the area have been closed by the authorities so what arrangement have they done so that people in the area can continue to have chicken and mutton. “We told him that our job is to maintain law and order and he should ask the municipal corporation regarding providing of essential items yet he kept coming to police station to make such demands,” said a police official. Malek has also been accused of alleging that Tandalja has been deliberately declared as red zone to target members from minority community.