An FIR has been filed against, Mr. Sanjeev Tamang, a Trinmool Congress leader and an elected member of the Mirik Municipality for “physically assaulting a female staff at the electricity office in Mirik.”
The FIR filed by Mr. Ishan Lama, station manager of WBSEDCL states that, “around 3:10 PM, Sri Sanjeev Tamang, residence of Sorsalay Ward no 9, currently ward councillor of Mirik Municipality, came to the office and rudely behaved with the staff using abusive worlds regarding vandalising of office premises and physically assaulted one lady staff named Smt Aruna Shai.”
The FIR states that the entire incidence was witnessed by Sri D Chettri, Sri. SK Rana, Smt. SK Tamang, Sri B Subba, Sri AB Lepcha and Smt. U Bagdas, and has urged the Officer-in-Charge of the Mirik police station to “investigate and take strong action against the culprit as early as possible.”
Despite our numerous attempts, we couldn’t reach out to Mr. Lama or Mirik police for comments.