Noida Police filed an FIR against APP Legislator, on abusing the female journalist during a live talk show. Police booked AAP legislator, Somnath Bharti on insulting and abusing a female journalist during a live debate.
What has happened?
This incident occurred on Tuesday when a female journalist anchoring the show asked questions to Somnath Bharti over domestic violence.
Went viral on social media, shows Bharti lost his temper when a female journalist asked her questions. Instead of answering her questions Somnath started to abuse the journalist and asked her to become a prostitute. Not just this, but AAP legislator take it too far by accusing the female journalist of being an agent and asked her to run a prostitution racket.
The female journalist asked the police to take strict action against Bharti. In her complaint, journalist said, “Somnath Bharti mentally harassed me, insulted the modesty woman in a live show.”
Somnath lost his temper during the live debate when the female journalist asked the questions related to public domain grievances.
Police have booked Somnath Bharti, on the complaint of the journalist, for intentional insult with an intention to incite the breach of the peace and intended to outrage the modesty of a woman.
Police logged the complaint under sections 504 and 509 of the Indian Penal Code. To this, Somnat reacted with his tweet saying that the FIR has been logged on the basis of a manipulated video.
Somnath might also file a case of defamation against the private news channel.
Police should take some serious action to get to the bottom of this case. As this is not the first time something like that has happened. The AAP leader is also facing trial for molesting African women during a midnight raid in Khirki in South Delhi.