Indore : Officials of the Food and Drug Administration Department donned black ribbon and protested against attack on a Food Safety Officer by some anti-social elements in Ratlam, on Wednesday. The food safety officers from across the State participated in the protest under the banner of Food Safety Officers Cadre Association (FSOCA), MP. According to state vice-president of FSOCA Manish Swami, some miscreants misbehaved with the food safety officer and thrashed him in Ratlam for taking action against a guilty.“The official received serious injuries in the attack and was advised by the doctors for bed rest for a week. We have registered our protest against the incident and also presented a memo to the Chief Medical and Health Officer,” Swami added.
He further added that three accused were arrested by Ratlam police and another was still at large. “We demand the senior officials to take the matter seriously and take steps so that such incidents would not repeat,” the Vice President of FSOCA said.