The Ghaziabad Police has registered a suo motu first info report (FIR) in opposition to a constable, who allegedly thrashed an unidentified man within the metropolis’s Karpuripuram locality on the Independence Day, after a video of the incident went viral on social media platforms, officers stated.
The video confirmed the cop in uniform severely slapping, punching and kicking a civilian who lastly fell to the bottom. The sufferer fell unconscious whereas folks standing by didn’t collect the braveness to cease the cop. Police stated that based mostly on the video, they recognized the suspect cop as Rinku Singh Rajora, who’s posted at Madhuban Bapudham police station.
“The video surfaced on Tuesday and now we have taken cognisance of the incident and the video. Rajora has been suspended pending inquiry and correct motion will probably be taken on the premise of the inquiry. The person, who was crushed up, has not approached the police. So, we registered an FIR,” stated Nipun Agarwal, DCP (metropolis).
HT can’t confirm the authenticity of the video
The FIR in opposition to Rajora was registered beneath Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 323 (voluntarily inflicting damage) and 506 (felony intimidation) at Kavi Nagar police station. The FIR was filed by Ashok Kumar, sub-inspector posted at Kavi Nagar police station.