Srinagar Feb 17:
The department of tourism Kashmir solved complaint of a tourist lady Theng Siri Kothwarg, a resident of Thailand, who had lent a loan amount Rs 3 Lakh to his Kashmiri friend Riyaz Ahmed Nengroo.
According to the foreign lady, she had befriended Riyaz Ahmed on Facebook and had also lent Rs 3 lakh to him on his request. The lady had also visited Kashmir in the year 2016 and stayed at Riyaz's hotel Himalayan hill resort located at Mavora Phalagam. She demanded her money back from Riyaz which
he did not return. The lady again visited this year seeking money from him which he didn't return again. In this regard a video surfaced on the social media in which the lady is seen complaining that accused had not paid her money back. The department of Tourism Kashmir took the cognizance of the matter on 16th Feb 2018 and asked her to register a complaint with SP Tourism Amarjit Singh.
On the instructions of the Director Tourism Kashmir, the department took necessary action against Riyaz Nengroo who refunded all the money to the foreign lady and a fine under section u/s 2/28,32 T.T ACT was also realized from the accused. The tourist lady was satisfied on the action taken by the department.
Meanwhile, the department also arranged the airlifting of the body of the Russian skier to Delhi who died yesterday due to avalanche at upper reaches of Gulmarg.