Man Held for ‘Kissing’ Cop During Bonalu Festivity in Hyderabad

The man was allegedly in an inebriated condition at the time of the incident which happened on Sunday night.

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A drunk was seen kissing a cop during Bonalu festival celebrations in Hyderabad.
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A 28-year-old man, working at a private bank, has been charged with assault and taken into custody after he "kissed" a police official during Bonalu festival celebrations in Hyderabad, police said on Monday, 29 July.

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The man was allegedly in an inebriated condition at the time of the incident which happened on Sunday night.

A video of the incident, which has gone viral, shows a group of people dancing on the road and suddenly one man hugs and kisses a police official passing by, and the policeman immediately pushes him aside and slaps him.

A probe was launched into the matter and during course of investigation the police identified the man who works in a private bank, police said.

Nallakunta Police Station Inspector K Muralidhar said that they have registered a case under section 353 (Assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty) of the IPC against the banker and took him into custody on Monday.

Bonalu is an annual festival of Telangana.

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