New Delhi: A day after reserving three males for breach of peace in reference to the highway rage incident on July 31 during which a woman was seen slapping a cab driver, Lucknow police on Tuesday registered a case towards the lady too. The incident, which has left the whole nation shocked, introduced the Lucknow police beneath heavy criticism on social media after it booked the motive force and took it into custody. The woman, who slapped the cab driver not less than 20 instances, had claimed that he was driving the automobile at a really excessive pace and she or he had narrowly skipped being run over by the automotive.
This is every thing we all know in regards to the lady who was seen mercilessly slapping the cabbie on the busy Awadh Avenue within the Uttar Pradesh capital metropolis.
The woman within the clip has been recognized as Priyadarshini.
She is a resident of Kesari Kheda in Krishna Nagar.
She has been booked by the police beneath expenses of committing or trying to commit theft, inflicting harm and loss.
In his grievance, the motive force, recognized as Shahadat alleged that the lady slapped her for none of his fault in full public view, breaking his cellphone and catching him by collar. He additionally alleged that she looted Rs 600 which he had put within the dashboard of the automotive.
Within the video, the bespectacled lady, wearing a white t-shirt and denims and sports activities sneakers, was seen crossing a avenue at a zebra crossing at Awadh Crossing and stopped in entrance of a cab. She proceeds to open the cab driver`s door and drags him out and begins slapping and hitting him pulling him by the collar. The motive force could be seen requesting bystanders to name policewomen to the scene. “Aaplog mahila police bulaye, ” he’s heard saying within the video.
The lady continues assaulting him repeatedly and at one level is seen flinging the cellphone of the cabbie, which had fallen on the bottom. A bystander who makes an attempt to intervene additionally will get a slap from the lady.
In between the video additionally exhibits a site visitors policeman intervening and separating the lady from the cabbie and escorting them to the aspect of the highway however after a short time the lady once more corners the person and begins hitting him.
In the meantime, the cab driver recognized as Sadat Ali Siddiqui stated that after the incident police took each him and the lady to the police station however the police filed a case towards him based mostly on her grievance. “Police didn’t even take my grievance and saved me inside lockup for twenty-four hours,” he added.
The cab driver’s lawyer stated that when his shopper’s brother got here to know in regards to the incident, he together with some mates arrived on the police station and managed to get his brother launched on a private bond. “The police made them sit within the police station forcibly and in addition challaned the motive force,” the lawyer stated.
Taking motion on the grievance a case was registered towards the lady in Krishna Nagar police station,” the lawyer stated including that they’ve additionally requested the police to take motion taken towards cops who did nothing on the time of the incident and registered a case towards the cab driver.
On Twitter, the video generated outrage with customers expressing their ire.One Twitter consumer posted: “Initially how can she cross the highway when autos are transferring? Is not that her fault and the way can the police permit this ? And pls assist college students too #ArrestLucknowGirl”
One other microblogger stated: “See was attempting to suiC/ide…she got here in entrance of transferring site visitors.. if cab driver would not management he was gone for killing chanrges.. woman needs to be given robust lesson.”
A couple of folks additionally requested that the woman be proven no leniency due to her gender. One individual tweeted: “Hope there isn’t a leniency proven due to gender. This was an unwarranted, unprovoked act. Kudos to the man for exhibiting restraint. That should have been very exhausting.”