NARSINGHPUR: A havildar ruthlessly thrashed at woman at Gotegaon police station in presence of the TI on Monday.The woman was called to the station by the head constable and as she reached there he manhandled her. The police employees present in the station and others remained silent spectators of the incident. Later after the intervention of a media person the TI intervened into the case and saved the woman from the clutches of havildar. The woman was sent for medical examination and the matter is being investigated.

Havildar Chetram posted at Gotegaon police station summoned Guddi Bai, 44, wife of Sonelal Choudhary, resident of Bagaspur village, on Monday and started thrashing her as she reached there. While punching, kicking and thrashing the woman vehemently with his shoe, the cop constantly shouted that her son had complained against him. The nearby residents gathered around the police station on hearing the screams of the woman but nobody intervened. Even the police officials and the TI remained silent spectators of the incident.

Subsequently the TI Sant Kumar Mishra was called to intervene into the matter by a media person who reprimanded the havildar. After the incident the TI sent the woman for medical examination.The victim Guddi Bai said that a woman indulged in prostitution is a protégé of Chetram. The aforesaid woman was harassing her son Rajesh Choudhary for the last few days and set him up in a false case. Rajesh had complained against the woman to superintendent of police and SDM due to which Chetram was enraged against him and thrashed his mother in the police station.

MLA Kailash Jatav said that after getting information of the incident he had talked to the TI who assured an action against the havaldar. He said the guilty will not be spared.

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