The Hush Post | 3:40 pm | One-minute read
A man in Uttar Pradesh was beaten mercilessly by two police cops for allegedly violating the traffic rules. A video of the incident was shared by ANI on its Twitter handle.
The cops can be seen repeatedly slapping the man. The video starts with the man pleading to policemen to stop. One of the police held him from his collar while the other kept looking at him. All of a sudden, the cop starts slapping him and the second cop also joined in. After that, both of them drag the man to the ground and kicked him repeatedly.
#WATCH: Man thrashed by two police personnel in Siddharthnagar over alleged traffic violation. UP Police have taken cognisance of the incident and suspended the two police personnel. (Viral video) pic.twitter.com/0dWvnSV0lL
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One of them even sat on the victim while the other tried to twist his leg to inflict more pain. When the man somehow freed himself the cops again pulled him by his hair and dragged him to the ground again. All this while, the minor son of the victim was forced to look on.
The Uttar Pradesh police have taken note of the incident and suspended the two policemen.
“Both the cops have been suspended and strong action will be taken based on the report of local circle officer,” said PV Ramashatri, Additional Director General (law and order) Uttar Pradesh.