Moga: In a shocking video, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Paramjit Singh and his son Gurjeet Singh were caught assaulting a pregnant nurse Ramandeep Kaur at Gupta hospital in Moga, Punjab.
In the video, the SAD leader and his son are seen thrashing and slapping the nurse.
Paramjit, a sarpanch of the SAD, was at the hospital with his son to get a neighbour discharged and they were asked by the nurse to wait at the reception. This made them furious and they started pushing Ramandeep.
CCTV: Akali Dal leader Paramjit Singh and son assault nurse at a hospital in Moga(Punjab) (22/9/16) pic.twitter.com/IMa09ytBwE
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“He started abusing me, saying ‘tu mainu jandi nahin, main Akali sarpanch aa’ (You don’t know me. I am an Akali sarpanch),” she stated in her first-information report (FIR).
“After that, Gurjeet pushed me and when I tried to resist, both the sarpanch and his son thrashed me. I received internal injuries,” she stated.
Both the father and son have been booked under sections 451 (house trespass to commit an offence), 323 (punishment for causing hurt voluntarily), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation), and 34 (common intent in crime) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
The video was widely shared on internet with the tag “Akali Sarpanch di Goondagardi”.