Bengaluru: A Janata Dal (Secular) worker was caught on camera slapping a woman party worker during a party meet in Karnataka's Koppal district.
The accused had slapped the woman party worker allegedly for not raising hand in BJP's support, during a party meeting in Karnataka on March 11, as per ANI.
The meeting was being held to discuss the issue of extending support to the Bharatiya Janata Party in district municipality.
In the clipping, JD (S) worker named Chennappa Yadavar could be seen slapping another party worker Vijaya Hirematt.
As the video went viral on social media, JD (S) leader Danish Ali condemned the incident and assured strict action against Yadavar.
"Whether it is our party councillor or any other, we condemn it. It is unpardonable. We do not approve such type of incidents.... There is not place for such assault on women in civilised society," he said.
Watch the video here (Courtesy - ANI):
WATCH: A JDS worker slaps a woman party worker during JD(S) meet in Koppal (Karnataka) (Mar 11) (Source: unverified)https://t.co/QVE3nB5TyP
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