A video of a woman employee allegedly hitting a 43-year-old man with her footwear in Telangana has gone viral. Dasaratharami Reddy, the owner of the house, had accused the lady of demanding bribe and denying permission to him for construction in an area under the Secunderabad Cantonment Board (SCB).
A footage of the incident that happened on January 27, (showing the 36-year-old woman, who works as a surveyor, beating the man with her footwear) was aired by local TV news channels.
- SCB officials last week visited the area and during inspection found that he had allegedly taken up construction “illegally” and works were continuing
- The woman surveyor and some other SCB staff had visited the area on Monday to serve notice on the man asking him to stop the work as a status quo order was issued by the High Court in the matter
- At that time, the man alleged that the woman had demanded money and denied construction permission
- He also allegedly obstructed their work
- Annoyed over the accusations, the woman surveyor, who was about to leave, allegedly started hitting the man with her footwear
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According to Marredpally police station Inspector, M Mattaiah, the man, also a state government employee, had been carrying out house construction work without permission. He had applied for permission with the SCB in May 2019 but his application was returned as he did not submit certain documents.
After the physical attack by the woman, she along with other staff filed a complaint accusing the man of obstructing their duties and using filthy language, following which a case was registered against him. The man also filed a complaint against the woman., however, it was forwarded to a local court seeking permission to file a case as it was in the nature of a non-cognisable offence.
The man even videogrpahed the incident and submitted it to the police. But, the police did not register his complaint. They said they are taking legal opinion. However, the police instantly registered a case against him, based on the officer’s complaint that he had assaulted her when she went to his place for survey.
Reddy alleged that the SCB authorities had been harassing him by not giving permission to take up house construction and were harassing him, demanding money. He quoted:
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I have complained (about the bribe demand) to the Anti-corruption bureau (ACB) and the CBI. I was the one who has been hit with chappals. I am facing problems and they are not mentioning the reason for denying permission.
He also said that he had been waiting for past three years to construct his house. The house owner also alleged that he had been threatened for past ten days by the officials who were demanding the bride. Reddy says false cases have been lodged against him and he seeks justice from the administration to take immediate action on the woman for her ‘misbehaviour’.
We leave it to our readers to decide after watching the below video how biased or fair the system can be towards a Man.
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