3 Cops Suspended for Harassing Minor in Raipur as Video Goes Viral

Raipur ASP said that the three cops have been suspended with immediate effect.

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Three Chhattisgarh Police personnel have been suspended after a video of them assaulting a minor in Raipur boy went viral, news agency ANI quoted additional SP Praful Thakur as saying.

According to an Indian Express report, the incident is reported to have happened on 9 August. The visuals show a boy carrying a plastic bag in his hand being manhandled by three men, all of whom have been identified as police constables. One of them is seen in his uniform in the viral clip.

The visuals also show the constables trying to touch the boy's private parts. The Indian Express also reports that two boys were chased out of a train on suspicion of stealing a mobile phone. While one of the boys ran away, the three policemen who were nearby caught hold of this child.

The General of Police for Raipur told Indian Express that the police is in the process of tracing the child, and are looking at avenues of further action.

(With inputs from ANI and Indian Express)

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