Woman strip: 3 cops suspended, inquiry ordered

Three police personnel, including a woman Head Constable, were today suspended and a Vigilance inquiry ordered after a woman claimed that she was forced by police to strip in front of her son and asked to have sex with him.

New Delhi: Three police personnel, including
a woman Head Constable, were today suspended and a Vigilance
inquiry ordered after a woman claimed that she was forced by
police to strip in front of her son and asked to have sex with
him after the boy was arrested on charges of stealing money.

The woman residing in a slum cluster in west Delhi`s
Mayapuri has filed a complaint in this regard with Delhi
Police Commissioner Y S Dadwal. According to the complainant,
the incident took place in the last week of May in the
presence of a woman police personnel.

The investigations into the complaint has been transferred
to Vigilance Wing of Delhi Police, a senior police officer
said.

Woman Head Constable Amrita Singh and Constables Pramod
Kumar and Santosh of Delhi Police were suspended from service
pending inquiry, the officer said.

Police had apprehended the woman`s two sons on May 22 for
allegedly stealing money from a car and she and her husband
had gone to the police station to meet their sons. They were
allegedly abused by police and they came back the next day.

The woman claimed that on May 23, when the couple went to
the police station she was confined to a room after police
asked her husband and younger son go out.

Then they started questioning her elder son in her
presence and demanded that they return Rs 6,000 missing from
the car.

When they denied that they have stolen the money, she
claimed, one of the policemen asked her to strip. She alleged
that the policeman beat her up and forced her to strip when
she refused.

Then one of the policemen asked the woman to have sex with
her son, she alleged. After this, another policeman asked her
to have sex with him.

She said they begged them to free them and after two hours
they were freed.

A senior police officer said Assistant Commissioner of
Police (Rajouri Garden) has been asked to investigate the
matter.

The statements of the woman and her elder son have been
recorded and the policemen on duty questioned.

PTI

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