Jagannath said that the bank manager gave an improper reply when he called him up during a meeting of the mandal officials and public representatives to look into the issue for not distributing loans.
Dissatisfied over the manager's reply, Jagannath headed to the bank from the meeting and allegedly slapped the manager. The MP said, "Can he speak to me in the language which he did? He was drunk heavily. If he was taken to the hospital, it would have been proved."
However, the bank manager said that the MP's behaviour is not suiting to the position held by him. "He could have complained to my bosses if I am negligent in discharging my duties. This is not the way," Reddy said.
The manager complained to the police against the Lok Sabha MP. A police official said, " We have booked a case against the MP under IPC Sections 353 (assault or use of criminal force to deter a public servant from discharge of his duty), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 504 (insulting)."