A photograph of Uttar Pradesh police taking an undertrial prisoner to a wine store within the Hamirpur space has sparked outrage on social media. The officer is seen standing beside the convict within the store at Kingroad.
The prisoner, who was booked beneath Part 151 of the Prison Process Code (CrPC), was being taken to court docket from the police station when the incident occurred. He was with two police officers. On the best way, the prisoner stopped in entrance of a liquor retailer and went inside to buy alcohol, whereas one of many cops assisted him, India As we speak reported.
A bystander recorded the complete incident on digital camera
Because the video went viral, Hamirpur Superintendent of Police (SP) issued a press release stating that vital actions have been initiated towards the mentioned police official.
In an identical incident, a video of 4 policemen getting into a shopping center in Lucknow with a prisoner went viral in March. The incident led to the suspension of the police personnel for ‘dereliction of responsibility’.
Reportedly, the prisoner was granted permission by a court docket to go to a authorities hospital after complaining about some well being points. He was then taken to the hospital by police officers, and after the medical examination, he needed to return to jail. On the best way, the cops took him to a shopping center.