N.O.I.D.A. Sep. 18, 2022 (TBINN)
A woman has been arrested in Noida for allegedly assaulting a private security guard of a group housing society over a delay in opening the entry gate, police officials said.
Reportedly, the woman, around 40 years old, is a teacher at a private college. The incident occurred at the Cleo County Society in Sector 121, under Phase 3 Police Station.
A short, purported video of the incident that went viral on social media showed the woman slapping the guard multiple times while his colleagues tried to intervene. The episode comes days after a woman lawyer was arrested for allegedly assaulting a security guard at the Jaypee Wishtown Society in Sector 128.
Police came in to action after a video of the incident appeared online and sparked outrage. In this episode, officials said a case was lodged against the woman, identified as Sutapa Das, over a complaint by the security guard Sachin Kumar who is seen being slapped multiple times by her in the purported video.
It is being said the woman was entering society in a car but had to stop at the entry gate which was barricaded. Her car had the society’s sticker but it took the guard on duty some time to open the gate. The woman got furious over this and upon entering the society, she parked her car and came back at the gate to pick up a fight with him, a local police official said.
In his complaint to the police, security guard Kumar said vehicles of the society have radio frequency identification (R.F.I.D.) on them and gates open automatically for them. But, according to him, some work was going on and the gate had to be opened manually.