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What was Babu's family 'smoking'? Hotel staff asked to keep quiet!
1/24/2018 12:29:31 AM
Early Times Report
srinagar, Jan 23: The government has received "embarrassing" inputs about the recent Kashmir visit of a former IAS officer, "re-appointed at a key position" in the state, who along with his family was in the Valley earlier this month.
Sources said the family accompanied the former IAS officer to Kashmir and was putting up at a plush hotel in Nishat area apart from a visit to Gulmarg. As the family members moved into the palatial accommodation, offered by a Kashmiri hotelier, who allegedly needs some "favors" from the "advisor", unusual stench of "fukki-like" smoke started gripping the hotel.
As the hotel staff got alert, many thought if some drug peddlers were somewhere around the hotel. Unnerved, the team of hotel staffers was asked to find out "what's wrong?"
Sources said the hotel staff started reccee of each and every floor of the hotel, checking every room, one-by-one.
"As we moved around we could find smoke coming out from the particular room occupied by the VIP family," said a hotel staffer on the condition of anonymity.
Sources said some of the staffers at once knocked the "suspect" door to find their worst fears coming true. "Though it took them time to open the door(presumably to get rid of smoke by then), once they opened it, we got sure that something obnoxious was being smoked in the room as the smell was hanging thick in the air," the staffers said.
Insiders said the hotel staff had decided to call police for probe. But the hotel owner is understood to have rebuked his staff.
"This family is our special guest and we cannot afford to displease them over the lame excuse as Advisor Ji is helping us out," the hotel owner is understood to have told his staff.
But the hotel staff said it was for the first time that they received "police protected" guests who were resorting to such a "smoking."
"Does their escort provide them protection to resort to such smoking and from where do they get such smoking stuff," asked a senior official in know of the matter.
Sources said as the news of "fukki smoking" leaked from the hotel on the Dal banks it has reached the nose of government top brass. "Everyone is embarrassed as to what happened during snow fest in Kashmir," said a source privy to the visit.
A group of senior officials in the Civil Secretariat have appealed the government to hold an inquiry on as to what was smoked at the hotel on the fateful day and why. "Let the hotel staff and escort be questioned and things will get clear," the officials said on the condition of anonymity.
Despite repeated attempts the former IAS official or his family, who enjoyed trip to Kashmir, couldn't be contacted for comments.
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