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Irshadgul News report,

A Glasgow lawyer and former councilor was allegedly attacked in his office.

Former SNP and Labor Councilor Mohammad Shoaib is understood to have been taken to the hospital after the alleged incident on Victoria Road on Wednesday afternoon.

He stood as Alba’s candidate for Polkshields ward in Glasgow council elections in May this year.

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A statement from ALBA Party leader Alex Salmond said: “The ALBA Party is honored to have the support of the Scots Asian people.

“His commitment to helping build a better Scotland for everyone should be welcomed and respected by all. We are deeply saddened by the news of the attack on Mohammad Shoaib.

“The Convener of Scots Asian for ALBA is in touch and I have offered our party’s full support to Mr. Shoaib. ALBA stands for Scotland and the Scots Asian community is an integral part of our country.

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“We always and always stand with Muhammad and his community, and hope that the police will use all the powers available to them in relation to this incident and to reassure community members”.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “We were called to reports of unrest in the Victoria Road area of ​​Glasgow at 2.45 pm on Wednesday, 21 September.

“Attended emergency services and a 69-year-old man was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital for treatment.

“A 35-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident. He is expected to appear in court on Thursday.”