Mangalore : Abdul Azeez , coporator, Kudroli ward who was arrested on charges of obstructing the MCC town planning officers from performing their duties was released from judicial custody on Monday ,June 23.
Abdul Azeez obstructed the officers from carrying out their work and was arrested by the Pandeshwar Police station following a complaint lodged by the MCC commissioner Ajith Kumar Hegde.
Abdul Azeez was released and his supporters gathered in large numbers.
Kudroli Ward Corporator Azeez Kudroli arrested.
Mangalore, Jun 21: Mangalore City Corporation corporator and JD(S) leader Abdul Azeez Kudroli was arrested on Saturday, three days after MCC commissioner Ajith Kumar Hegde lodged a complaint against the former with Pandeshwar Police Station.
Police sources said that Abdul Azeez, who represents Kudroli ward in the civic body, was arrested on charges of obstructing the MCC town planning officers from performing their duties.
It is learnt that on June 10 town planning officers from MCC visited Bunder Port to survey an under construction ice plant. On the occasion a group of people led by Abdul Azeez obstructed the officers from carrying out their work. It is alleged that the ice plant is being constructed illegally.
Town Planning Officer Balakrishna Gowda and Assistant Town Planning Officer Shivaraj immediately brought the incident to the notice of MCC commissioner, who reached the spot and convinced Abdul Azeez to solve the matter through discussion.
A meeting was held in this regard at the MCC on the same evening. On the occasion the corporator submitted a memorandum against ATPO to the Commissioner.
However, when the corporator continued his agitation, the Commissioner filed complaints against him with Pandeshwar and Barke Police Stations in the city.
Acting on the complaint, Pandeshwar police arrested Abdul Azeez on Saturday. He is expected to be produced before the magistrate after medical check-up.