October 1, 2022

In line with the social gathering, the AN Alba candidate and lawyer have been attacked of their workplace in Glasgow.

Muhammad Shoaib, 69, was taken to Queen Elizabeth College Hospital for remedy. It has since been discharged.

He stood as a candidate for Glasgow’s Pollockshields within the native elections earlier this yr.

Chris McEleney, Alba’s common secretary, mentioned Shoaib was “attacked” exterior his workplace on Victoria Street on Wednesday afternoon.

Police cordoned off the scene, and the cordon blocking a part of the sidewalk remained in place close to the store window Wednesday night.

HeraldScotland: Muhammad Shoaib was allegedly attacked in his office in Glasgow on Wednesday Muhammad Shoaib was allegedly attacked in his workplace in Glasgow on Wednesday.

McEleney mentioned that Abdul Majid, the organizer of the Scottish Asians for Alba, contacted Shoaib, however they have been unable to establish his situation.

Police declined to present particulars of the incident, calling it a “disturbance of order.”

The 35-year-old man was charged in reference to the incident and appeared in courtroom on Thursday.

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A spokesman for the Scottish Police mentioned: “We obtained a cellphone name at round 2:45 pm on Wednesday 21 September reporting unrest within the Victoria Street space of ​​Glasgow.

“Emergency companies arrived and the 69-year-old man was taken to Queen Elizabeth College Hospital for remedy.

“In reference to the incident, a 35-year-old man was detained and charged. He’s anticipated to look in courtroom on Thursday, September 22.”

Alba chief Alex Salmond mentioned: “Alba is honored to have the assist of the Scots-Asians.

“Everybody ought to applaud and recognize their dedication to serving to construct a greater Scotland for all.

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“We’re deeply saddened by the information of the assault on Mohammed Shoaib.

“The convener of the Scottish Asians for Alba has been in contact and I’ve provided Mr. Shoaib the total assist of our social gathering.

“Alba means Scotland and the Scottish Asian group is an integral a part of our nation.

“We assist Mohammed and his group now and all the time and hope that the police use all of the powers they’ve in relation to this incident and to reassure the members of the group.”


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