Kannada actor Samyuktha Hegde has mentioned that she and her associates had been abused and attacked for figuring out in a Bengaluru public park sporting a sports activities bra by a bunch of individuals led by Congress chief Kavitha Reddy. Denying the cost, Ms Reddy mentioned they obtained into an argument as a result of the ladies had been taking part in loud music and abused the safety guard when requested to cease.
Ms Hegde went reside on Instagram and posted on Twitter, accusing Ms Reddy of shaming them for his or her alternative of garments and shouting at them for public indecency. In a video that she shared, the Congress chief might be seen lunging at one of many ladies.
“Three of us had been figuring out and Kavitha Reddy all of a sudden got here and tried to assault us, saying that our garments had been mistaken and we had been doing cabaret as a substitute of figuring out,” the actor instructed The Instances of India newspaper.
The way forward for our nation displays on what we do right this moment. We had been abused and ridiculed by Kavitha Reddy at Agara Lake@BlrCityPolice@CPBlr
There are witnesses and extra video proof
I request you to look into this#thisisWRONG
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— Samyuktha Hegde (@SamyukthaHegde) September 4, 2020
She additionally accused the police of doing nothing to cease the harassment at a park subsequent to the Agara Lake in HSR Structure in Bengaluru on Friday night. They spoke to Ms Reddy and requested the actor and her associates to go away, she mentioned.
“Once we had been ready for the police to reach some individuals within the park who knew her began supporting her and taking part in ethical police and asking us whether it is our tradition to put on sportswear. About 10 males together with her arrived proper earlier than the police did and began threatening us. They threatened to destroy our careers and the police stood there and simply watched,” she mentioned.
Kavitha Reddy, nonetheless, firmly denied the accusations of ethical policing. “The ladies had been taking part in loud music within the park and dancing. When the guard requested them to cease, they abused him. I solely needed them to apologise,” she instructed NDTV.
Ms Reddy accused the actor of a publicity stunt and mentioned why would different park-goers assist her if she was mistaken.
I didn’t trouble about Vikram Hegde trolls will I trouble about Samyukta Hegde trolls ???? Aiyo when some CHEAP Publicity Actor does a Video it’s clear that she is doing it for Publicity ????????????
— Kavitha Reddy (KR) Jai Bhim! (@KavithaReddy16) September 5, 2020
“The minute I took an image of her, one of many ladies referred to as me a bloody previous b**** and that is once I obtained indignant and went to confront her. I used to be instigated. Why ought to I be referred to as names?” The Information Minute web site quoted her as saying.