Published: Sun, September 17, 2017
Global Media | By Abel Hampton

Woman arrested after viral video shows her thrashing Armyman

Woman arrested after viral video shows her thrashing Armyman

The incident took place on September 9 but was reported to the police on September 13 after which a case was registered and the woman arrested, they said.

The matter caught the Delhi police's attention after the video of the incident shot by a passerby went viral on social media with most Indians deploring the woman's disrespectful behavior towards the soldier. The incident had taken place in Vasant Kunj area of south Delhi.

According to the FIR, the soldier was on his way to Hazrat Nizamuddin station in a truck to drop off five colleagues when Kalra, who was driving a Tata Indica, overtook it. He alleged that despite them blowing the horn, the vehicle driver refused to give them way, police said.

Subsequently, the driver stopped the truck. Rathore asked a constable to talk to the driver to explain the situation.

The army constable who was driving the truck tried to speak to the woman but she allegedly held his collar, slapped him and hurled abuses at him.

She blamed him for being an Army personnel.

Kalra got off from her vehicle while continuing to hurl abuses.

In the complaint, it is also stated that the lady abused the Army men for no fault of theirs and even refused to give an explanation for her behaviour. "She was married in 1995 with an army official's son and thereafter due to matrimonial Dispute got separated from her husband in 2008". As the army jawans got down from the truck, the woman sped away in her auto. The police have also seized her auto. Police officers said that Kalra was stuck in a traffic snarl just before the incident and had tried to reverse her vehicle and overtake another auto, but was stalled by the Army truck stopping behind her.

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