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Updated on: Tuesday, January 11, 2022, 07:58 PM IST

It was just an act, made mistake, apologized for it: Jawed Habib appears before NCW over spitting video

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Popular hairstylist Jawed Habib appeared before the National Commission for Women on Tuesday and submitted a written apology for spitting on a woman's head while styling her hair, stating he didn't intend to hurt or disrespect anyone.

The NCW, in a tweet, said it has directed him to make sure that such a thing is not repeated.

"NCW held a hearing today. Habib appeared before NCW and stated that he didn't intend to hurt or disrespect anyone and submitted a written apology. NCW also directed him to ensure that such a thing is not repeated.

"NCW had earlier written to Director General of Police, Uttar Pradesh, to take action in the matter," the women's body tweeted.

In a video, Habib was purportedly seen spitting on the woman's hair while she sits with her back to him and is heard saying "if there is a scarcity of water, then use saliva".

People can be heard laughing and applauding in the video, which has gone viral infuriating netizens. The incident took place in Muzzafarnagar.

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Published on: Tuesday, January 11, 2022, 07:58 PM IST
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