NC’s ex-minister greets accused in drug peddling case after his release on bail, visits his home


“It was our responsibility to visit his home as his wife is DDC member”


Kupwara, Apr 03  : In a shocking incident, a former minister of National Conference in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district visited the house of an accused in a drug peddling case to greet him after he was released on bail.

In a video which has gone viral on social media, former minister and National Conference vice-president Choudhary Muhammad Ramzan can be seen greeting Abdul Majid Sofi, who was arrested for his involvement in a drug case in 2021 and was granted bail by a court few days ago.

“Tuhi Chuw Mubarak (congratulations to you)” , Choudhary can be heard telling him in the video before entering his house.

When contacted by news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Choudhary Muhammad Ramzan defended his action.

“His wife is a DDC member of National Conference. Her husband was released on a bail. It was our responsibility to go to his home,” he said, adding that the court has released him on bail.

Choudhary Muhammad Ramzan was a minister in the National Conference- Congress but lost 2014 election from Handwara segment—(KNO)

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