Caught on camera: Telangana MLA abuses NRI woman, assaults her with footwear; booked

A case has been registered against Farooq Hussain, a Telangana legislator, for allegedly abusing a woman and brandishing his footwear at her.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Oct 10, 2017, 07:21 AM IST
Caught on camera: Telangana MLA abuses NRI woman, assaults her with footwear; booked

Hyderabad: A case has been registered against a Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) legislator for allegedly abusing a woman and brandishing his footwear at her.

According to IANS, Farooq Hussain, a member of Legislative Council of the ruling TRS, used foul language and threatened the Non-Resident Indian (NRI) woman when she asked him to vacate her flat.

The entire incident was captured on a mobile phone by her relative and the video was widely circulated on social media.

Hussain is seen picking up his footwear and brandishing it at the lady, in the viral video.

Amtu Wasay lodged a complaint with police, alleging that the legislative councillor misbehaved with her and even hit her with the footwear.

A case was booked against him at Nampally police station for insulting the modesty of a woman and criminal intimidation.

The woman, who recently returned from the US, went to her flat in Lakdi Ka Pul area and asked Hussain, living as tenant, to vacate it. As he refused, she threatened to complain to the Chief Minister. He told her that she could approach anybody.

Hussain got angry and started abusing the woman when she said it was shameful that people like him are in the power. At one point, he took out his footwear.

Hussain has been living in the flat on rent for six years and the owner alleged that he was not paying the rent for last few months.

With IANS inputs