HYDERABAD: A twenty-five year old syrian national was arrested on Tuesday morning for allegedly attacking a TV anchor and her husband on the road near Ashok Nagar cross roads under Chikkadpally police limits. The incident occured at the traffic signal when the victims refused to give way to the accused.
Based on a complaint from the TV anchor Shiva Jyothi of a vernacular TV Channel and her husband Muthyam, a case was registered on charges of act intended to insult the modesty of a woman, criminal intimidation and for voluntarily causing hurt against the accused. He was arrested and sent to judicial remand.
According to police, the accused Saad Abad Alumnum Abusaif, a Bachelors in Computer Applications student of University College of Science in Saifabad entered into an argument with the victims at the signal over a free left.
When the couple did not give him space to pass through a congested road, the accused got miffed with the response and slapped the TV anchor. Shiva Jyothi and husband Muthyam were proceeding towards their offices near Indira Park where as the accused was on his way to college.
Chikkadpally inspector NLN Raju said that Abusaif asked Shivajyothi who was pillion riding to leave way for him to take a free left, for which she responded saying there was not space to move aside. "Angered Abusaif picked up an argument with Shivajyothi and attacked her. He also attacked her husband who tried to stop him.” said the inspector.