Contractor bullies journalist over reporting poor work

by GH Farooqui

Chitral — The contractor of the protection wall of the bye pass bridge over Chitral gole became furious when this journalist namely Gul Hammad Farooqi tried to take picture of the substandard material he was using in the construction. He threatened and tried to get physical with the journalist.

On complaint to the XEN C&W, he assured that the matter would be looked into. Substandard construction of government projects in the district throughout the years has caused great financial loss to the exchequer.