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Case Registered Against Cong Leader Kavitha Reddy for Alleged Attack on Samyuktha Hegde

Kannada actress alleges moral policing by Congress leader in B'luru

Kannada actress alleges moral policing by Congress leader in B'luru

Samyuktha Hegde had lodged a complaint that Kavitha Reddy had outraged her modesty and assaulted her based on which the case was registered.

A case has been registered against Congress leader Kavitha Reddy for allegedly attacking and abusing film actress Samyuktha Hegde on September 4 inside a lake park in Bengaluru, police said on Monday. According to HSR Layout police, Hegde had lodged a complaint that Reddy had outraged her modesty and assaulted her based on which the case was registered.

The case were registered against Reddy under various sections of the IPC, police added. The Congress leader had apologised on her Twitter handle saying that she committed a mistake for ‘reacting aggressively’.

“I have always opposed Moral Policing. I realize that my actions were construed as such. An argument ended up in me reacting aggressively as well, it was a mistake (sic)," Reddy had tweeted on Sunday. “As a responsible citizen n progressive woman, I own up to n sincerely apologise to @SamyukthaHegde n her Friends (sic)!" she added.

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