Video: Fined for not wearing mask, woman punches official
Video goes viral as woman is fined Rs200 (Dh10) for being unmasked while travelling in Mumbai, India.
Shocking footage circulating on social media shows a woman in Mumbai, India, punching an official after being fined for not wearing a mask.
According to India Today, the woman assaulted the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation official after she fined her for travelling in a rickshaw without a mask in Mumbai’s Kandivalli area.
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Peaceful Lady Beats BMC Women Because She Stopped Her & Asked For Challan For Not Wearing The Mask.
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The video shows the maskless woman riding in a rickshaw, which is stopped by the BMC official at a junction. The woman turns violent when the official asks her to pay a Rs200 fine (Dh10) and ends up assaulting her.
"The video of a woman marshal being assaulted is said to be of Kandivali. Charkop Police are investigating it," said Prashant Kamble, a BMC supervisor.
The incident comes a day after the state of Maharashtra reported more than 25,000 new Covid-19 cases for the second consecutive day on Friday.
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