Meerut, Oct 20: In a major embarrassment for the BJP, party's corporator fro Meerut has been caught on camera abusing and thrashing a cop. In the viral video, the corporator is heard using abusive language in front of lady lawyer who had accompanied the cop to corporator's hotel.According to the police, the sub inspector visited corporator Manish's hotel with a lady lawyer on October 19, and got into an argument with a waiter. this irked Manish and he started slapping the cop in front of the lady. In a surprising move, the UP Police removed the sub inspector from active duty as "he was not supposed to be there". Manish was arrested. Following Manish's arrest, his supporters thronged the police station. However, senior police officials managed to convince the supporters.
"Munish Kumar is arrested under non-bailable offences, will be produced before court today. His supporters came here to protest (pic 2&3) ,we showed them evidence.They were convinced & went back. The SI shouldn't have been there in the 1st place. Probe is on, said SP City Meerut R Singh.