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Karnataka Man Who Kicked, Slapped Woman Lawyer Arrested Day After Video Goes Viral

A man who kicked and thrashed a women lawyer was arrested a day after the video went viral on internet.

Screengrab from the Viral Video (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Bagalkote: A man was arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman lawyer in full public view in the district headquarters town of Bagalkote, police said on Monday.

The video of 40-year-old Mahathesh Cholachagudda kicking and slapping Sangeetha Sikkeri had gone viral drawing widespread outrage.

National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma too had taken cognisance of the matter and wrote to Karnataka Director General of Police Praveen Sood asking him to take stringent action against the accused.

Cholachagudda assaulted the lawyer over an alleged property dispute.

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