A BJP leader from Jharkhand was caught on camera abusing and assaulting a transport officer on Tuesday, according to several media reports.
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ANI reported that BJP leader Rajdhani Yadav slapped and abused F Barla, district transport officer of Latehar, after the removal of a nameplate from his personal car.
Yadav was later arrested, according to the ANI report.
According to a report in Zee News, Yadav asked Barla why he was not served a notice first. Barla was taken to hospital for treatment.
Yadav is the district vice-president of BJP's 20-point programme, according to the Zee News report.
This incident comes just a day after an undated video clip of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan purportedly slapping his bodyguard surfaced on social media.
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Updated Date: Jan 17, 2018 14:23:12 IST