Varanasi Cop Suspended After Video Of Him Damaging Maize Goes Viral

The clip exhibits a Varanasi Police sub-inspector throwing maize off a vendor’s cart in Shivpur space.


A sub-inspector in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi district has been suspended and a departmental inquiry initiated towards him after he was caught throwing maize off a hawker’s cart after which upturning it in a video clip.

The deplorable act was circulated extensively on the web after which the police apologised to the hawker and compensated him for the loss.

The 30-second clip exhibits Sub-Inspector Varun Kumar Shashi scooping up cobs of corn off the cart of a maize vendor in Shivpur space of Varanasi and throwing them throughout the highway, seemingly conscious that it would not hit oncoming site visitors however will get broken. He then overturns the cart and rides away.

Inside hours of the video going viral on Monday, the Varanasi Police launched a clip of an officer apologising to the seller for his colleague’s misbehaviour, assuring him of economic help.

“A video goes viral on social media exhibiting Sub-Inspector Varun Kumar Shashi overturning a maize-laden hand cart in Shivpur space of Varanasi. The policeman has been suspended, departmental inquiry initiated. Compensation has been given to the handcart proprietor,” the Varanasi Police mentioned in a press release.

It’s not recognized what prompted Sub-Inspector Shashi’s outburst.

Weeks earlier in June and Might, studies of the police damaging greens in small markets of Prayagraj and Meerut, respectively, had been reported when the coronavirus lockdown was in place.

Whereas a cop was suspended in Prayagraj, a departmental inquiry was initiated into the Meerut incident after outrage from the general public and politicians who criticised the police for hurting folks’s supply of meals and livelihood.


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