The police in Andhra Pradesh’s Nellore district on Tuesday arrested a senior worker of the state tourism division for beating a girl colleague with a stick and abusing her for asking him to put on a face masks as a part of Covid-19 norms.
The incident, which occurred at AP Tourism Lodge at Dargamitta in Nellore city on Saturday afternoon, got here to gentle right now when a video footage obtained from the closed-circuit tv cameras of the resort went viral on social media.
“Now we have arrested the accused, C Bhaskar, working as deputy supervisor on the AP Tourism Lodge and he has been despatched in judicial remand. A case was booked in opposition to him underneath Part 354 (assaulting a girl desiring to outrage her modesty), 355 (utilizing drive to dishonour an individual) and 324 (inflicting accidents utilizing a weapon),” Dargamitta sub-inspector of police Ok Venugopal mentioned.
“Nellore district police are extraordinarily delicate to any violation or crime in opposition to ladies. Ladies security is our high precedence,” a tweet from the Nellore police division mentioned.
#WATCH An worker of a resort in Nellore underneath Andhra Pradesh Tourism Division beat up a girl colleague on 27th June following a verbal spat. Case registered in opposition to the person underneath related sections. pic.twitter.com/6u9HjlXvOR
— ANI (@ANI) June 30, 2020
In response to the police, Bhaskar had been nursing a grouse in opposition to the 43-year-old girl, who’s a contractual worker with the division.
On Saturday, when he was speaking to a senior accountant, Narasimha Rao, with out sporting a masks, she urged that he put on a masks due to the Covid-19 state of affairs.
“Enraged at this, Bhaskar allegedly abused her, dragged her from her chair, caught maintain of her hair and began beating her on her face and head with a stick pulled out from a wood chair. He additionally insulted her in entrance of others,” the SI mentioned, quoting the criticism.
Although different colleagues tried to cease him from assaulting her, he saved raining blows on her. Later, the lady, with the assistance of different colleagues, lodged a criticism with the police.