In Mandya, Karnataka a woman Sub Inspector has turned fierce and roughed up two youths for not wearing helmets. SI Savi thrashed the youths in public and this behaviour has brought strict opposition from the people.
An eyewitnesses said that the SI and other police personnel were checking motorists for traffic violations. Nagashimha and Nishant, residents of Hemmanahalli village, were stopped for not wearing helmets. Instead of fining them as per the rules, Savi is said to have abused them and the angry youths responded to her in same passion.
This had infuriated the lady and she grabbed one youth by his collar and slapped him twice on his face. She then brought them to the police station where she filed charges of obstructing a government official from doing her duty.
The youths said they had paid the fine of Rs 100 for not wearing helmets, they were abused and thrashed. They added that they may file a complaint against the officer.
The issue was known to the world after the onlookers who had shot incident in length on their phones posted it online.
Meanwhile, senior police officer has ordered a probe into the incident.