A police case has been filed in opposition to hairstylist Jawed Habib for spitting on a lady’s head throughout a seminar in western Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar city earlier this week. The grievance has been filed by the girl on whose hair Mr Habib spat throughout the workshop, the police stated.
The video of the incident which occurred at a workshop performed by the hairstylist on Monday was extensively shared on social media, resulting in huge criticism amongst web customers.
Within the video, Mr Habib is heard telling the viewers, “If there’s a scarcity of water, use saliva”.
Mr Habib later apologised however stated that the act was achieved so as to add “humour” to the prolonged session.
Jawed Habib’s spitting on the pinnacle has not gone down effectively. It is unhygienic, unhealthy and puke worthy… pic.twitter.com/TPgkVEkCPM
– G Sreedathan (@Sreedath) January 6, 2022
The lady on whose hair Mr Habib spat throughout the workshop has recounted the expertise on social media.
“Yesterday, I attended a workshop of Jawed Habib. He invited me to the stage for a haircut. He stated if there isn’t any water, you should use saliva. From now onwards, I’ll go to my street-side barber for a haircut, however is not going to go to Habib,” stated Pooja Gupta, who owns a magnificence parlour.
The Nationwide Fee for Girls has requested the Uttar Pradesh Police to instantly examine the veracity of the video and take acceptable motion. “The motion taken should be appraised to the Fee on the earliest,” the ladies’s fee stated in a tweet on Thursday.
Following the criticism, Mr Habib launched a video on social media explaining why he did it and apologised for his actions.
“I simply wish to say one factor these are skilled workshops, as in, they’re attended by folks from inside our career. When these periods get very lengthy, now we have to make them humorous. What can I say? If you’re actually damage, I apologise from the underside of my coronary heart. Please forgive me, I’m sorry,” he stated in a video posted on social media.
Mr Habib has been booked underneath varied sections that relate to assault or legal pressure with intent to dishonour individual of the Indian Penal Code and the Epidemic Ailments Act, 1897, the police stated.