New Delhi, June 18: In a shocking incident, president of Dharpally Mandal (a rural local body), Immadi Gopi kicked a woman in the chest, after she hit him with her footwear over a land issue on Sunday.
In the video that has gone viral on social media, Gopi can be seen kicking the woman.
The incident took place at Indalwai village in Telangana’s Nizamabad district.
According to the Indian Express report, a case has been registered against Gopi under IPC sections 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 506 (criminal intimidation) based on the woman’s complaint.
Dharpally Mandal Parishad President Immadi Gopi of Telangana Rashtra Samithi kicked a woman in Indalwai village when she allegedly asked him to vacate her house, which he had sold to her at Indalwai Mandal headquarters of the district. Police case has been registered. #Telangana pic.twitter.com/cfreacPuwK
— ANI (@ANI) June 17, 2018
On the related note, Gopi also filed a counter complaint following which a case was registered against the woman and some of her relatives over trespass and damaging his property.
In the complaint, the woman said that last year Gopi sold her a plot which also comprised a house for Rs 33.72 lakh for which registration was done in her name.
Gopi had demanded an additional Rs 50 lakh “in view of rise in land rates in the area,” police stated.
As per the police, s0 far, he had not handed over the property and had been threatening her.
Following this on Sunday, the woman along with her relatives, went to Gopi’s house to demand that the property be handed over. Later, a heated argument broke out after which the woman allegedly hit him with her footwear.
Reacting to this, Gopi then allegedly kicked the woman, police said.