New Delhi: According to the police report, constable has been suspended after a video surfaced purportedly showing him beating up a boy with a baton in southwest Delhi as another policeman stood nearby.
The police said that a departmental inquiry has also been initiated against the constable after the incident occurred at RK Puram area last Saturday.
The video has gone viral on social media, in which the constable who was on his night duty can be seen beating up the boy with a stick as another cop stood watching the act. The boy’s age has not been ascertained yet.
Speaking to media, the police official Devender Arya said “Soon after the matter came into their notice, we immediately suspended the constable and have also initiated an inquiry into the matter.”.
Senior police official Amit Kaushik has been asked to conduct a fact-finding inquiry and appropriate action will be taken based on it’s findings, police said.