After being rejected by party chairman Rahul Gandhi, parliamentarian Asha Kumari issued an apology for slapping a policewoman in Shimla. However, she accused the sheriff of abusing her and pressuring her. “She (policewoman) abused me and pushed me, she should have shown restraint, I’m her mother’s age, but I do agree that she should not have lost her temper. I apologize,” Kumari said.
Rahul Gandhi disapproved of the MLA’s action of slapping the police officer on duty saying that nobody has the right to raise their hand against someone. “I’m not happy with that, this is not possible, nobody has the right to raise someone’s hand, at least not the culture of Congress, I will not tolerate indiscipline in the party,” Gandhi said at a meeting of the Congress party. late.
Early in the day, a video of the MLA Congress beating the female agent went viral. Kumari allegedly slapped the sheriff when she was detained by police when entering the review meeting of party president Rahul Gandhi in Shimla.
The Congress meeting was to evaluate the performance of party workers and review the loss of the party in the recently concluded Himachal Pradesh elections.
Asha Kumari is the secretary of the All India Congress Committee and AICC in charge of Punjab and also a member of the Legislative Assembly of Himachal Pradesh of Dalhousie.
#WATCH Shimla: Congress MLA Asha Kumari assaults woman constable, gets slapped back. She was being allegedly denied entry by Police in Rahul Gandhi's review meeting (amateur video) pic.twitter.com/puvMRnHKss
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