Three different organizations have lodged FIRs at Dispur Police Station in Guwahati against the managing director of Mukesh Hyundai, Rishabh Himatsingka, on charges of allegedly assaulting an employee of the Mukesh Hyundai showroom at Ganeshguri here on Thursday.
The FIRs have been lodged by the All Assam Automobile Labours’ Union (AAALU), Orchid India and Ram Sena, Asom.
The incident of assault took place at around 11 am.
The incident drew attention of all as a photograph of the employee, identified as Kamal Das, a resident of North Guwahati, holding his ears while other employees of the company celebrating something by cutting a cake, went viral in the social media networking site Facebook on Thursday.
As per police sources, Rishabh Himatsingka allegedly dragged the employee holding his shirt and ordered him to kneel down in front of the other employees present there to celebrate the company’s success.
As per information, Kamal Das allegedly failed to complete his stock related audit at which his boss, Rishabh Himatsingka, got angry and assaulted him in front of his other colleagues. But his action has been condemned by all.
Talking to Northeast Now, AAALU president Pranab Gogoi said, “We condemn the incident. We have been working against the atrocities of the capitalists on the Assamese youths. Therefore, we lodged an FIR here at Dispur Police Station against Rishabh Himatsingka.”
Meanwhile, Ram Sena, Asom co-coordinator Neelkamal Hazarika, while condemning the incident of the assault on the employee said, “This is an incident of assault of an Assamese by a non-Assamese capitalist,” adding, “We won’t tolerate such act of non-Assamese here in Assam.”
On the other hand, Orchid India chairperson Rishiraj Hazarika stated that such assault in working place is an act of human rights violation.
Hazarika demanded a proper investigation into the matter.
Kamal Das, after the incident, said, “He (Rishabh Himatsingka) even tried to beat me with his shoes too.”