A 30-year-old bank employee has been detained after he hugged and kissed an on-duty sub-inspector in a drunk condition during the Bonalu festival procession in Hyderabad on Sunday. A video of the incident showed the policeman slapping the accused after he kissed him. The accused is being sent to judicial remand, a police official said.
A case has been registered under section 353 of IPC (assault of criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty).
Bonalu is an annual festival of Telangana.