MP Cops Thrash Tribals After Adiwasi Diwas Celebrations, Suspended
Following an altercation with the policemen on their way back, the tribals were taken to the station and thrashed.
The Madhya Pradesh Police on Sunday, 11 August, suspended four of its personnel for allegedly thrashing five tribals, ANI reported.
According to the relatives, the tribals were thrashed as they were returning from an event organised for Adivasi Diwas at the Nanpur Phata Dam in Alirajpur district.
Following an altercation with the policemen on their way back, the tribals were taken to the station and thrashed, ANI reported quoting the relatives.
They further alleged that the police officers, who beat them, were in an inebriated state and also forced them to consume urine, leading to protests by members of the community outside the station.
One of the five men is reported to be a minor.
“A departmental probe is being initiated. Four police personnel, including Nanpur police station incharge, have been suspended," Superintendent of Police (SP) Vipul Srivastava told ANI.
(With inputs from ANI)
(More details awaited)
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