UP police officer asks complainant to massage his legs, suspended after video goes viral
Despite efforts to make police more sensitive, the cops in Samajawadi Party-run Uttar Pradesh continue to harass common man and ignore his problems.
Lucknow: Despite efforts to make police more sensitive, the cops in Samajawadi Party-run Uttar Pradesh continue to harass common man and ignore his problems.
In a shocking incident, which was caught on camera, the Section House Officer (SHO) of Mohanlalganj Police Station in Uttar Pradesh humiliated a man who had came to get his complaint registered and instead forced him give a leg massage.
After the shocking video of the incident went viral, SHO Ram Yagya Yadav was suspended.
According to reports, the incident took place on Friday when a man went to the police station for some help and wanted to lodge a complaint over some personal issue, which is not yet clear.
Instead of helping the man, the SHO humiliated and asked him to massage his feet. The man who was taken aback by the SHO's strange diktat was forced give him a foot massage.
In the video, the SHO is seen talking to someone over cell phone in his official uniform while sitting on a chair while he is being given a foot massage by the victim.
The matter was taken to the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Lucknow, Manzil Saini, who also ordered a departmental inquiry against the SHO before suspending hm.
Here is the video of the shocking incident.