Imphal: In a shocking incident, a police official has been caught on camera mercilessly beating up a man in Manipur’s Kangpokpi district on Tuesday.
The assistant sub-inspector was also seen threatening the man with a loaded gun.
The accused has been identified as ASI Th Hitler Singh of Kangpokpi Reserve Line DHQ, who misbehaved with the Senapati truck driver, while on duty. The ASI was put under suspension with immediate effect until further notice, under Rule 66 of Assam Police manual part-III.
Meanwhile, the Transporters’ and Drivers’ Council (TDC) has demanded termination of the unruly ASI’s service. “We are not satisfied only with the suspension as it will be restored after sometime. Such ill-disciplined police personnel should be terminated from service,” TDC president H Ranjit told media persons.
Manipur Police took to Twitter to announce the suspension of the ASI. They wrote “Based on the video which went viral in social media dated 14/01/2020 in which a police personnel was seen misbehaving with civilians, an enquiry was conducted by SP/Kangpokpi. It was found that the police officer was…..https://instagram.com/p/B7TbIBWJPTQ/?igshid=do0v63sgnkwq”