A father-son duo was allegedly thrashed inside a police station for not carrying masks in Gujarat’s Jamnagar, prompting authorities to droop 4 policemen, stated officers on Thursday.
A head constable and three constables have been suspended following the alleged incident, they stated.
However, the duo, Ghanshyam Udeshi and his son Nishant, who’re hospitalised, have been booked for allegedly assaulting policemen, stated the officers.
The alleged incident befell inside a police station in Kalavad city of Jamnagar district on Tuesday.
It got here shut on the heels of custodial dying of a father-son duo in Tamil Nadu following alleged torture by policemen inside a police station.
“I’ve already ordered suspension of 1 head constable and three constables concerned within the incident. The daddy-son duo is within the hospital. An FIR has been lodged in opposition to them,” stated Jamnagar District Superintendent of Police Sharad Singhal.
The Udeshis have been booked below IPC sections 186 (obstructing public servant), 332 (inflicting damage to public servant), 353 (use of drive in opposition to public servant) and 506-2 (prison intimidation), police stated.
The duo additionally lodged an FIR in opposition to the policemen of the Kalavad police station.
It’s alleged that police noticed Nishant Udeshi sitting in his store on Tuesday with out carrying a masks, a violation of coronavirus pointers and punishable offence.
After some arguments, policemen took each Nishant Udeshi and his father to the police station and allegedly thrashed them, the victims have claimed of their criticism.
Within the counter FIR in opposition to the duo, police claimed that each of them attacked policemen for doing their responsibility and even broken a pc.
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