3 Chhattisgarh Cops Seen Assaulting Boy, Suspended After Video Goes Viral

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In the video, the cops were seen pulling the boy's hair, ears and hitting him.


Three policemen have been suspended in Chhattisgarh's Raipur over a video showing them assaulting and sexually abusing a boy at a railway station, an official said today.

The incident, which took place last week at a railway station outside Raipur, came to light on Tuesday after the video went viral, Senior Superintendent of Police Arif Sheikh told news agency PTI.

Police said that the boy was a pickpocket.

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The video is believed to have been made by a passenger. In the video, three men, including one in police uniform, were seen pulling the boy's hair, ears and hitting him. They were laughing.

"After the video came to my notice, I immediately suspended the policemen on Tuesday night. I have also ordered a departmental inquiry into the matter," Mr Sheikh added.

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