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AP Congress MLA booked for slapping a cop

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2009 - 12:23

Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Congress MLA Shankar Rao was charged on Wednesday for slapping a policeman on duty.

Rao slapped a police constable who was on duty at a polling booth for asking his identity proof. The lawmaker reportedly considered the request to be below his dignity.

Rao, however, defended his act saying: "When I asked the officer at the polling booth if he didn`t recognize me. He replied in the negative. This is a total failure of administration."
In July, Rao was caught on camera slapping a supermarket employee. (ANI)

First Published: Wednesday, November 25, 2009 - 12:23

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