Ghaziabad: Eight policemen, including a sub
inspector and a head constable, were suspended and five others
removed from their posts and sent to police line for allegedly
assaulting a man after his car hit a police jeep, officials
said here today.
The incident happened on June 24. The man and his wife
were on their way from Meerut to Modinagar, when suddenly
their car slightly hit the police jeep following which the
occupants of the vehicle started to beat the husband who was
on the wheels.
The couple was then brought to Modinagar police station
where the man was again beaten with sticks following which his
legs got fractured, the officials said.
Taking a strong exception to the incident, SSP Raghubir
Lal yesterday ordered register of criminal cases against the
policemen concerned and suspended eight of them, including
Modinagar station sub-inspector and head constable.
Lal also removed the inspector in-charge of the police
station, senior sub inspector and three constables from their
posts and sent them to police line as punishment, the