[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n a video that went viral on Tuesday, a woman can be seen beating up a bank manager for allegedly demanding sexual favours for approving a Rs 15 lakh loan. The incident took place on the streets in south Karnataka’s Davanagere city, some 260 km from Bengaluru.
In the widely-shared clip, the woman can be seen dragging the man by his collar and beating him up with a stick. She slaps and kicks him before pushing him to the ground. She is also seen hitting him with her slippers. In the 50-second clip, she can be heard demanding the man to come with her to the police station.
The video also shows her responding to the men filming the incident. “Film the incident all you want, there is nothing wrong with what I am doing,” the woman is heard saying in Kannada.
The video received over 25,000 views in an hour after it was posted and received several comments lauding the woman for her courage. Most comments also called her a “warrior” and called this the “real MeToo”.