Surat: A lady constable in Gujarat’s Surat, Sunita Yadav, resigned after she was allegedly threatened by state Well being Minister Kumar Kanani’s son Prakash and his pals. They threatened Yadav after she questioned them for breaking night time curfew guidelines and never sporting masks amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Following the altercation, Yadav then referred to as her superior. Nonetheless, the superior didn’t take any motion and requested her to depart the spot. Allegedly pissed off by the police system, the lady constable resigned, reported India In the present day.
In the meantime, an audio clip of a heated trade between the lady police constable and the son of a Gujarat minister and his pals has gone viral.
An inquiry has been ordered into the incident, a senior Surat metropolis police official stated on Saturday.
The incident allegedly came about round 10.30 at Mangadh chowk in Surat on Wednesday night time, stated Assistant Commissioner of Police (Particular Department) P L Chaudhary.
“The audio clip came to the notice of Surat Police Commissioner (R B Brahmbhatt). He has asked ACP (A-Division) C K Patel to conduct an inquiry. Action will be taken based on the inquiry report,” Chaudhary stated.
Within the audio, the boys who confronted the constable are heard saying that they’d the ability to “make you stand at the same place for 365 days”.
The constable shouts again that she is just not their slave or a servant of their fathers that they will make her stand there for 365 days.
She is then heard calling up her superior officer to tell that when she stopped 5 individuals who have been roaming round in a automobile with out sporting masks after 10 pm when the curfew is in pressure in view of coronavirus, they referred to as Prakash, the son of MLA Kanani.
When Prakash arrived on the spot, they threatened and abused her, she is heard saying.
Minister Kanani claimed that his son was on his solution to the civil hospital as his father-in-law, present process therapy for coronavirus, was crucial when he was stopped by the constable.
“He requested her to let him go. She argued why the vehicle had ‘MLA’ written on it. He said it was his father’s vehicle. She asked why he was in my vehicle. I believe she should have tried to understand what my son was saying. I believe both the sides should have tried to understand each other better,” the minister stated.
(With PTI Inputs)
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