New Delhi: A video showing Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLA from Karjat, Suresh Lad, slapping a deputy collector has surfaced on the internet. The incident occurred a few days ago at the Collector’s office in Raigad district, Maharashtra.

In the video, Lad is seen slapping and assaulting Abhay Kalgutkar, the Deputy Collector in charge of the land acquisition.

Reports said that the altercation took place over the procedure of land acquisition for farmers.

However, no police complaint was filed relating to the incident.

The news involving misuse of power by a politician comes days after an incident where BJD leader Yogendra Behera of Odisha’s made a personal security officer (PSO) tie his sandal straps in public in Kendujhar.