New Delhi, January 11
Popular hairstylist Jawed Habib appeared before the National Commission for Women on Tuesday and submitted a written apology for spitting on a woman’s head while styling her hair, stating he didn’t intend to hurt or disrespect anyone.
The NCW, in a tweet, said it has directed him to make sure that such a thing is not repeated.
“NCW held a hearing today. Habib appeared before NCW and stated that he didn’t intend to hurt or disrespect anyone and submitted a written apology. NCW also directed him to ensure that such a thing is not repeated.
“NCW had earlier written to Director General of Police, Uttar Pradesh, to take action in the matter,” the women’s body tweeted.
In a video, Habib was purportedly seen spitting on the woman’s hair while she sits with her back to him and is heard saying “if there is a scarcity of water, then use saliva”.
People can be heard laughing and applauding in the video, which has gone viral infuriating netizens. The incident took place in Muzzafarnagar.