A video of a woman thrashing a cab driver at Kesari Kheda traffic crossing in Lucknow went Viral on social media. The woman alleged that the car hit her when she was crossing the road, but CCTV footage clearly showed that the car halted well on time.
The video showed the woman mercilessly hitting the cab driver, and even breaking his phone, while he pleaded to bystanders for help & calling the police.
Now, Lucknow Police has registered an FIR against the woman on the complaint of cab driver under ipc section 394, which is voluntarily causing hurt or committing robbery and 427,that is mischief causing damage to the amount of Rs. 50).
The cab driver who was assaulted has said that the woman damaged my mobile phone and assaulted him while Policemen remained mere bystanders. He has also alleged that the woman damaged his car and stole his money. He has also blamed the police for not taking action based on the woman’s version, while ignoring his. The cab driver has said that he wants back his respect, along with the compensation for the damage to his vehicle.
The driver’s lawyer says the woman should be tried under several IPC acts & the FIR copy must be shared with them
The Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police, Central Zone , Lucknow confirmed about the FIR against the woman, adding that an unbiased probe has been ordered.