A 58-year-old advocate allegedly thrashed a lady litigant in full public view outdoors a courtroom in Beohari space of Madhya Pradesh’s Shahdol district, after which the previous was booked, a police official stated on Friday.
In a video that has gone viral on social media, advocate Bhagwan Singh could be seen working after Bharti Patel (23) and punching her on the again within the court docket compound, whereas individuals stay mute spectators and make no effort to assist the girl.
Sub Divisional Officer of Police (SDOP) Ravindra Prakash Kaul instructed PTI the incident is of Thursday, and that the girl had come to court docket over a dispute along with her husband.
On her criticism, police have booked Bhagwan Singh below IPC part 355 (assault), 323 (voluntarily inflicting harm), 294 (obscene acts or phrases in public) and 506 (prison intimidation), he stated.
District Bar Affiliation President Rakesh Singh Baghel stated the incident has not come to their discover.
As per sources, the girl is a nursing mom and is looking for alimony, whereas Bhagwan Singh is her estranged husband’s lawyer.