Surat, July 15
Woman police constable from Surat Sunita Yadav is being hailed as a hero on social media platforms days after her strict motion led to the registration of an FIR and arrest of a Gujarat minister’s son for alleged violation of lockdown and curfew norms.
The son of Gujarat Minister of State for Health Kumar Kanani and his two mates had been arrested on Sunday for allegedly violating the lockdown and night time curfew orders in Surat, a COVID-19 hotspot, a senior police official had stated.
The arrests of Prakash Kanani, the son of the Varachha MLA, and his two mates, got here after a video of heated change between them and Yadav, who pulled up the trio for violations, surfaced on social media. The trio was later launched on bail.
Since then, Yadav is getting praised on social media for “taking on” the BJP minister’s son and his mates.
While some are calling her “Lady Singham” (after the robust cop in Hindi movie ‘Singham’) and wish her to steer the complete police pressure of Gujarat, some even instructed to offer her ticket for the 2022 Assembly polls and pit her towards Kumar Kanani, who represents Varachha in Surat district.
Her “brave act” earned accolades from the plenty in addition to well-known personalities with “#i_support_sunita_yadav” trending on Twitter.
Swati Maliwal, Chairperson of the Delhi Commission for Women, additionally prolonged her help and tweeted the video by which Yadav could be seen speaking to Kumar Kanani over cellphone within the presence of his son, who was afterward booked for shifting round throughout night time curfew.
“Don’t train an trustworthy officer how you can do the responsibility.
First train your sons how you can behave. Officers like Sunita Yadav want to return ahead to rein in such cussed folks,” stated Maliwal in her tweet.
Former IPS officer DG Vanzara appeared to havejoined this younger constable’s followers membership, too.
“During my Service, I noticed SPs whose Caliber was worse than that of Constables, whereas, I additionally noticed Constables who would have grow to be higher SPs given the Opportunity.
#i_support_sunita_yadav & respect Her Courage & Commitment. Violators of Law have to be booked whosoever they could be,” Vanzara tweeted.
One Pradeep Yadav stated the “lady cop” is courageous “and have to be protected towards any political revenge.
“She’s taking the class of the son of an MLA who violated Night Curfew Rule. #i_support_sunita_yadav,” Pradeep Yadav tweeted.
An unnamed person noticed former IPS officer Kiran Bedi’s traits within the constable.
“I see @thekiranbedi on this Cop. @thekiranbedi Ma’am, historical past repeats once more, you fought towards Mrs Gandhi, it’s time to combat once more for her. Please assist her.
#i_support_sunita_yadav” he wrote on Twitter.
A person named Vishal Pisavadiya stated the nation “needs more Officers like you Mam. We are proud of you.”
After Yadav hit headlines, no less than 5 completely different Twitter handles along with her title have emerged.
While some have voluntarily declared themselves as Parody accounts, some claimed they’re “authentic” ones run by Yadav.
Since Yadav has maintained distance from the media, confusion nonetheless prevails about her actual Twitter in addition to Facebook accounts.
However, individuals are utilizing all these accounts to specific their solidarity for her.
A senior police officer from Surat on Monday stated not one of the Twitter accounts within the title of Yadav is definitely run by her.
She has confirmed to the police that she doesn’t have a Twitter account, the officer added.
Prakash Kanani and two mates had been booked beneath IPC Sections 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant), 269, 270 (negligent and malignant act prone to unfold an infection of illness harmful to life), and 144 (abettor current when offence dedicated), Assistant Commissioner of Police C Okay Patel had stated on Sunday. PTI