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Tibetan man injured in a skirmish with taxi drivers in CTA Compound
[Sunday, December 16, 2018 12:18]
By Tenzin Sangmo

Police lodging complaint at Delek hospital, 15/12/2018 Photo: T. Sangmo
Police lodging complaint at Delek hospital, 15/12/2018 Photo: T. Sangmo
DHARAMSHALA: Dec. 15: A 48-year-old Tibetan official of the Central Tibetan Administration was injured in a late night skirmish with local Indians on Friday.

The man was on his way to pick his wife when he ran into verbal argument with taxi drivers at the parking near T-building in CTA compound, ensuing into a skirmish.

According to the victim, the beam of his flashlight hit the group, leading to argument and then into a fight. He said he fell on the ground and was kicked around by the men.

Recounting the unfolding of the event, the wife of the injured said it seems the group ran away from the scene when the injured lost his consciousness.

Upon regaining his consciousness not long after, he managed to find his way to his wife who after receiving him went out in an attempt to look for the group without success.

The injured was taken to Delek hospital on Saturday morning. The police arrived at the Delek Hospital and began investigation. Two members of the Indo-Tibetan Friendship Association paid a visit to the hospital to see the victim.

“It is a sensitive matter that needs to be taken care of,” said Dawa Rinchen, the Tibetan Settlement Officer, who was present at the hospital.

The man was then moved to the Zonal hospital where he underwent medical tests. He had sustained broken nasal bones and a fractured leg. He was advised to move to Tanda hospital in the evening.

Three DIIR staff, Constable Nirmal Singh and his colleague from McLeod Ganj police station accompanied the man’s wife through the day. Singh is the police in charge of the case.

“Victim’s statement is going to be recorded tomorrow with the help of a translator,” said Singh who is going to start following the other leads and the investigation today.

Criminal Investigation Department (CID) agent, Mr. Balram Rana, said he suspects lingering resentment from the confrontation weeks ago against the construction of a gate at the Gankyi entrance.

Meanwhile, a local taxi driver who stays in Khuled Gaon behind Library of Tibetan Works and Archive (LTWA) said he reached the scene after the scuffle and was surprised to see the apparently injured Tibetan man striking the parked taxis causing damages.

The driver said he can vouch that the locals here will not raise a hand on elderly Tibetan just like that given the harmonious co-existence over the years. “They must have felt threatened after issues of stray parking was raised in recent gate issue.”

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