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Government employee in Andhra Pradesh hits woman who asked him to wear mask

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Nellore, Jun 30, 2020: A deputy manager in Andhra Pradesh government, working at a hotel belonging to the tourism department , has been arrested after he was caught on camera assaulting a differently-abled contract worker. The man attacked her in a fit of rage after she pointed out that he was not wearing a face mask and asked him to wear one, the police said. The woman has been severely injured. The incident took place in Nellore on June 27.



A disturbing video, which is being widely shared, shows the C Bhaskar Rao, in an orange shirt, walking to an office room and dragging a woman seated at her desk by her hair. She is pulled to the ground following which the man repeatedly beats her. Three to frour people try to stop him from assaulting the woman. The man is seen hitting the woman with an object as one of the other men tries to pull him away.

The man was eventually led out of the room. The Nellore police chief told NDTV a case was registred against the man under multiple sections of the law.

"We have arrested him following the Covid protocol. He has undergone Covid test and after the results, he will be presented before the magistrate," Nellore police chief Bhaskar Bhushan said.

Reacting to the video, National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma tweeted, "I am going to take it up right away. He needs to be booked for his act."


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