Drunk constables beat shopkeeper in UP; dismissed

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit KalraBy Shobhit Kalra

Published on 5 March 2018 5:16 PM GMT

Drunk constables beat shopkeeper in UP; dismissed
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Shahjahanpur: Five Uttar Pradesh Police constables, who molested a shopkeeper and his wife in Shahjahanpur, have been dismissed from the service on Monday for their unruly behaviour.

A tweet from the Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police's (DGP) official Twitter handle confirmed their dismissal. The tweet read, "The concerned 5 constables have been dismissed from the service. Such kind of behaviour will not be tolerated and similarly dealt with in future too."

https://twitter.com/dgpup/status/970685559239729153

What was the case?

  • Five policemen bought cigarettes from a shop in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district.
  • Shopkeeper asked them to pay for the cigarettes.
  • Police constables, who were under the influence of alcohol, started beating the shopkeeper and his wife.
  • Shopkeeper's wife accused the policemen of using abusive language by the UP Police men.
  • Both shopkeeper and his wife were brutally beaten up by policemen with sticks.
  • The complete incident was captured on camera.
  • Police took prompt action after the video went viral in media and dismissed all five from their service.

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit Kalra

Writer has 10 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Chief Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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