Updated: December 10, 2020 1:46:49 pm
A leader of ruling the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) in Andhra Pradesh was caught on camera threatening and physically assaulting a toll plaza staff after she was allegedly stopped for not paying the toll tax.
In a video shared by news agency ANI, YSRCP leader D Revathi can be seen removing the barricades in front of her vehicle at Kaja Toll in Guntur district and engaging in a heated conversation with the toll plaza staff. The leader was also seen holding one of the employees by the collar before slapping him.
— ANI (@ANI) December 10, 2020
Hitting out at the ruling party, BJP state secretary Rameshnaidu Nagothu called it a “pure display of arrogance”. “YSRCP leader D Revathi misbehaved with toll a plaza staff because he asked her go pay toll tax. Pure display of arrogance. YSRCP leaders think they can do anything because they’re in power,” he tweeted.
According to NDTV, a complaint has been filed against Revathi at Mangalagiri police station, where the toll plaza is situated.
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