Head constable Eknath Parte was beaten up by a woman on October 23 in south Mumbai’s Kalbadevi area and a video of the incident later went viral on social media.

According to officials, the woman was riding pillion on a two-wheeler with 32-year-old Mohsin Shaikh both without helmets. Traffic police officer stopped them and issued a fine.

A heated argument ensued between them and Tiwari caught Parte by his uniform and started assaulting him. Mohsin Shaikh, co-accused in the case is seen making a video of the assault,Here’s the video

Several people demanded strong action against the woman and her associate who was with her on the two-wheeler for the attack on police, who are performing their duty amid the Covid-19 pandemic, a police official said.

The accused persons were later arrested, he said.

Eknath Parte was lauded by his seniors for not losing his temper while the woman was thrashing him, he said.

He was felicitated by Assistant Commissioner of Police Lata Donde and a video of the same was posted on the Mumbai Police’s Twitter handle.

Many have commented on the viral tweet. Some also demanded strict action to be taken against the woman for her actions, Here is some of them

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