Watch: BJP councillor thrashes UP cop at his restaurant, held

Meerut (Uttar Pradesh): In a video that has gone viral and shocked many, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) councillor can be seen badly thrashing a police sub-inspector in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut.

The incident happened at a hotel restaurant on Friday, owned by the councillor named Manish Kumar. The councillor has been arrested, as per news agency ANI.

According to reports, the police official had come to the restaurant, located on the Meerut-Dehradun Bypass, with a lady lawyer to have dinner. The cop and the lawyer got into an argument with a waiter over delay in serving of food.

However, the spat intensified and the BJP councillor intervened. As the matter did not die down, Manish started thrashing the sub-inspector. A lot of abuses were also hurled from both the sides. The lady could be seen in the video throwing cutlery, apparently at the waiter.