Mining mafia attacks Durga Shakti Nagpal’s batchmate in Himachal

Shimla/August 8
Close on the heels of suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal by UP government, her batchmate Yunus Khan was attacked by sand mining mafia during a raid in Nalagarh in Himachal’s Solan district on Wednesday evening.
As per reports, SDM Yunus Khan was on a raid in Nalagarh area yesterday at around 4.45 pm and while he along with his raid team members tried to stop few tractors, one truck tried to run over them.
“A truck driver hit IAS officer Yunus vehicle thrice and throw the vehicle down the bridge but failed after which he fled from the spot,” sources said, adding that however, the driver was caught after he met with an accident while negotiating a turn at a bridge and a case has been registered against him.
Yunus Khan, meanwhile, said that he had got threat calls from sand mafia but insisted that there was no pressure on him from the state government to go soft on the mining mafia.
Yunus’ batchmate Nagpal was suspended as Greater Noida SDM by Akhilesh Yadav led Uttar Pradesh government after she too took on the sand mafia.