Hyundai India dealer arrested for assaulting employee – Family issues apology

Since July 6, Mukesh Hyundai showroom at Ganeshguri in Guwahati and service center have been closed awaiting apology for assaulting one of the employees.

Owner of Mukesh Hyundai, Rishabh Himatsingka has been arrested by Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police, Amitabh Basumatary. He was picked up from Dichang Resort in Sonapur on Sunday and was charged for assaulting one of his employees.

Himatsingka allegedly assaulted Kamal Das at the Mukesh Hyundai showroom in Ganeshguri on July 5, 2018. Das was seen holding his ears while all other employees of the showroom were seen cutting a cake and celebrating.

The above photo went viral on social media. Himatsingka also dragged Das by his shirt and ordered him to kneel down in front of the other employees causing him much distress and humiliation. Das’ crime for such treatment was that he failed to maintain the stock register.

Even as Himatshingka has been arrested and subjected to 14 days judicial custody, two cases have been lodged against him under sections 504 – Intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace, 342 – Punishment for wrongful confinement, 325 – Punishment for voluntarily causing grievous hurt and 500 – Punishment for defamation under the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

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Following this arrest, Nitin Himatsingka, the younger brother of Rishabh Himatsingka has tendered an apology on behalf of his brother for causing humiliation to his employee. Nitin has stated that the family is sorry for such treatment metted out to the employee and has apologized on behalf of his brother.

Nitin also announced a salary increment and promotion to the victim and stated that no action will be taken against any of the other employees who were agitating on his behalf.