In a shocking incident, a police official attacked a woman travelling in the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) bus.
According to sources, Shaik Farha, a resident of Jagital town was travelling in a bus when she had an argument with a woman over sharing a seat. The woman, who was later identified as the wife of Anil Kumar worked as a sub-inspector at Jagital Rural Police Station.
After the bus entered the town, the sub-inspector stopped the bus and got into it along with a constable. The sub-inspector allegedly had an argument with Farha and snatched the mobile phone using which she was recording the conversation. He allegedly slapped the girl and later took her out of the bus and again assaulted her in public view.
Addressing the media, the victim Farha narrated the whole incident and said, “I was traveling in the bus along with my mother when the lady came and asked me to move aside. I told her there are other vacant seats that she can occupy and the lady started shouting. The conductor of the bus had asked the lady to sit at another place. The lady after taking her seat started abusing me in vulgar language. She informed on the phone about the argument with some persons and the sub-inspector entered into the bus and beat me up badly.” the victim told media persons.
The Jagital police registered a case against sub-inspector Anil Kumar who allegedly attacked a lady following a row over sharing a seat in a TSRTC bus at Jagatial on Tuesday afternoon.
Based on a complaint the police registered a case under sections 290, 323, 341 r/w 34 of IPC against Anil Kumar, his wife, and a constable. The higher police officials ordered an inquiry.
Meanwhile, the Majlis Bachao Tehreek (MBT) leader Amjedullah Khan wrote a letter to Mr. K. Chandrasekhar Rao, the Chief Minister of Telangana, and demanded the sub inspector be suspended and dismissed from service for his behaviour.
A case is under investigation.
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