One day after India Today reported that a BJP leader mistreated a woman in a Noida housing society, the National Commission for Women (NCW) has taken notice of the matter.
NCW President Rekha Sharma has written to the Uttar Pradesh DG urging them to ensure a fair and prompt investigation into the incident.
The apex women’s panel in the country has also sought FIR and the arrest of the accused for assaulting a woman.
@NCWIndia has become aware of the incident. President @sharmarekha has written to @dgpup to ensure a fair and prompt investigation of the matter. NCW has also sought FIR and the defendant’s arrest for assaulting a woman.
– NCW (@NCWIndia) August 6, 2022
BJP leader Shrikant Tyagi was booked by Noida Police on Friday August 5 for allegedly abusing and assaulting a female resident of the Grand Omaxe society in Noida Sector-93B.
The woman had opposed the planting of some trees by Shrikant Tyagi, citing the violation of the rules, even though she claimed that it was her right to do so. In the middle of the dispute, Tyagi lost his cool and started insulting her. When the woman protested, he allegedly pushed and abused her.
Videos of the incident were shared multiple times on social media, with one allegedly showing Shrikant Tyagi swearing and assaulting the woman. Tyagi also hurled abusive words at her husband and made derogatory comments about her.
Following the incident, the police booked Shrikant Tyagi.
“Shrikant Tyagi has been booked under section 354 of the Indian Penal Code (assault or use of criminal force against any woman, with intent to outrage or knowing it is likely to outrage her modesty),” the commissioner said. additional police deputy (Women’s Security). ) Ankita Sharma told PTI.
“The charges may be added after due investigation of the case,” the IPS official said.
Shrikant Tyagi had allegedly illegally occupied the society’s park, which made the other residents uncomfortable. He received a tip about illegal occupation of the park, but Shrikant allegedly refused to do so and tried to use his position to his advantage.
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