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  India   Crime  19 Aug 2017  Viral Indore gym assault video triggers outrage

Viral Indore gym assault video triggers outrage

THE ASIAN AGE. | RABINDRA NATH CHOUDHURY
Published : Aug 19, 2017, 2:00 pm IST
Updated : Aug 20, 2017, 2:45 am IST

The woman was seen weeping after being assaulted.

A video surfaced on the social media where the man was seen punching and kicking the woman at a gym after she complained about his behaviour during workout. (Photo: ANI)
 A video surfaced on the social media where the man was seen punching and kicking the woman at a gym after she complained about his behaviour during workout. (Photo: ANI)

Bhopal: A video showing a youth assaulting a woman in a gym in the district headquarters town of Indore in Madhya Pradesh has gone viral, triggering public outrage in the state. In the video clip, the man, identified as Punit Malvya, is seen pushing and punching the woman in the gym till restrained by others. The woman was seen weeping after being assaulted.

The youth apparently got angry at the woman after she lodged a complaint with the trainer of the gym, alleging his attempt to molest her during workouts. The CCTV camera in the gym caught the whole incident. Police sprang to action after the video clip of the incident went viral. 

“A case of assault and molestation has been registered against the accused, who has been identified”, the police said.

Tags: man punches woman, misbehaviour, gym trainer
Location: India, Madhya Pradesh, Indore