Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh:
Two policemen were seen thrashing each other with wooden sticks allegedly over a bribe, in a video which went viral on social media on Tuesday.
The incident was captured in a CCTV camera installed at a petrol pump in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj on Sunday.
The video shows six people including two policemen in uniform quarreling over something with a person who is inside a police van.
Moments later, the two pick up wooden sticks and start beating each other, while three others try to stop them, which they manage to do after some time.
#WATCH Two policemen fight with each other allegedly over a bribe, in Prayagraj. Ashutosh Mishra, SP Crime, says “The incident took place day before yesterday. Both the policemen have been suspended. Investigation underway.” pic.twitter.com/d83DItRTPf
– ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) August 13, 2019
Later, four people are seen leaving the spot in the police van while the petrol pump in-charge is seen standing there with his helper.
“The petrol pump where the incident happened on the night of August 11 comes under Kondhiyara police station. Both the police personnel have been suspended for now,” said Ashutosh Mishra, Superintendent of Police (SP) Crime.
Further investigation is underway.
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