A senior government officer in Madhya Pradesh's Shajapur district was seen slapping a man for allegedly violating COVID-19 rules in a video that surfaced on social media on Monday.
In the video that has been shared multiple times on social media, the Madhya Pradesh government officer is seen slapping a man coming out of a shop with a policeman behind him.
The incident occurred on May 21, sources have said.
The man, 25, denied violating any COVID-19 rules and said the entry of his house is through the shop.
The incident comes after a similar act by a government official in adjoining Chhattisgarh.
District collector of Surajpur in Chhattisgarh, Ranbir Sharma, was transferred on Sunday, a day after he was caught on camera slapping a man and throwing his mobile phone on the road for allegedly violating COVID-19 rules.