The protestors had on Monday night gathered at Subhash crossing under Uttar Pradesh Police station area and squatted on the National Highway after a rumour that the driver of the tractor involved in the road mishap had been let off, sources said.
   
Police officials, including SHO Sri Prakash Yadav, were caught on camera slapping and baton-charging the protesting women while trying to clear the road.
   
When contacted, Superintendent of Police Rakesh Singh said an investigation is on and necessary action would be taken.
   
The Superintendent of Police said police had to use force to disperse the mob gathered on the busy crossing as the protestors were indulging in stone-pelting during the late hours amid heavy fog.

(Agencies)

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Police brutality: Uttar Pradesh cops caught on tape slapping women

         

Firozabad (UP): In an incident of police brutality, the policemen allegedly slapped and baton-charged a group of women protesting on the national highway against the death of two persons in a road mishap.

         

The protestors had on Monday night gathered at Subhash crossing under Uttar Pradesh Police station area and squatted on the National Highway after a rumour that the driver of the tractor involved in the road mishap had been let off, sources said.

         

Police officials, including SHO Sri Prakash Yadav, were caught on camera slapping and baton-charging the protesting women while trying to clear the road.

         

When contacted, Superintendent of Police Rakesh Singh said an investigation is on and necessary action would be taken.

         

The Superintendent of Police said police had to use force to disperse the mob gathered on the busy crossing as the protestors were indulging in stone-pelting during the late hours amid heavy fog.

 

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