At least five persons, a group of staff members of a leading supermarket outlet in Borella were arrested over an incident of brutally assaulting a female customer.
Police launched investigations after a video showing a group of staff members from a supermarket outlet brutally assaulting a female customer went viral on social media.
Initially, it was reported that the incident had occurred in the Hanwella area. However, later it was revealed that the incident had been at an outlet in Borella.
CCTV footage captured multiple male and female employees from the outlet brutally assaulting the customer, allegedly in response to suspected theft.
The incident reportedly took place on September 18. However, no complaints had been lodged untill the video went viral on social media.
The Borella Police are investigating into the incident.
Earlier, the management of the supermarket also issued a media statement stating that they will take stern action against those responsible.(DSB)