Mayor Junaid Mattu refutes sexual harassment allegations by female corporator

Srinagar: Srinagar Mayor Junaid Mattu on Tuesday rubbished the allegations of sexual harassment against him by a woman corporator.

While addressing a press conference he said that he want her disqualification.

Junaid said that he had the support of more than 40 of the corporators of the municipal corporation and have written to Jammu and Kashmir Governor S P Malik seeking disqualification of the woman corporator for leveling “false allegations”.

“She want me to indulge in corruption which I cannot she also wants her son’s appointment which I refused, that is the result of all this drama” Mattu told reporters according to Valley Media Service.

‘I have evidence that she is working on behest and everything is being engineered by sheik Imran,” he said.

Junaid said that he has not indulged in any kind of illegal appointment, “ if it can be proved to me I will resign,” said junaid.

He also said he would file a criminal defamation case against the woman corporator.

Earlier the female corporator told reporters that Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu and his PA Firdous Ahmed misbehaved with her in office chambers.

“The Mayor has been continuously asking me to come along with him for ‘enjoyment, I had submitted an estimate for Rs 25 lakhs for developmental works but the Mayor didn’t approve it asking me to accompany him to some place for ‘enjoyment’. (VMS)