Andhra Woman Assaulted By Colleague for ‘Asking Him to Wear Mask’

A woman employee of AP Tourism Hotel in the state’s Nellore district was attacked by the hotel’s deputy manager.

Updated30 Jun 2020, 11:47 AM IST
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A woman employee of Andhra Pradesh Tourism Hotel in the state's Nellore district was attacked by the hotel's deputy manager on Saturday, 27 June, after she allegedly advised him to wear a mask.

While the incident took place on Saturday, the CCTV footage of the same went viral on Tuesday.

The video footage shows C Bhaskar, the deputy manager, storming to the place where the woman employee was sitting, thrashing and assaulting her. The Nellore Police has arrested Bhaskar and has sent him on judicial remand.

According to the FIR registered in Dargamitta police station, he held a grudge against the woman Usharani.

On the day of the incident, Usharani had reportedly asked Bhaskar to wear a mask, after she saw him without one, while he was speaking to a senior accountant. This allegedly angered Bhaskar and he assaulted her, The News Minute reported.

"Then the accused C Bhaskar, who had previous enmity with the complainant, abused her in filthy language, dragged her from the chair by caught hold of her tuft, then he assaulted over her face and head with a stick to the wooden chair and also insulted her in the public place before others (sic)," reads the FIR, a copy of which has been accessed by The News Minute.

(With inputs from The News Minute)

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Published: 30 Jun 2020, 07:40 AM IST

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