Hoshiarpur:The Hoshiarpur police on Friday ordered a departmental inquiry against an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI), after a video of the cop intimidating, abusing and manhandling a law student in Mukerian sub division of the district went viral on the social media.
ASI Jasbir Singh posted at Mukerian was sent to police lines with immediate effect, after the Hoshiarpur police received a complaint from Law student Dinesh Kumar Sharma.
In the video, which was shared through Facebook and Whatsapp, the ASI was seen pushing, abusing and trying to intimidate the law student. Reportedly, the ASI was drunk, as the youth talking to the cop were seen telling him that he was drunk, hence his anger. The incident took place late on Thursday night.
It also came to the fore that ASI Jasbir Singh was asking for the RC of the vehicle and refused to give the keys of the motorbike on which Dinesh was commuting. Later, the cop ended up intimidating the youth.
He was seen telling the youth that they were not aware of his ‘power’ and ‘might’ as a cop. “I will put you behind bars”, the cop was seen telling the student. Dinesh lodged a complaint with the Hoshiarpur police in
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Mukerian Bhupinder Singh is investigating the matter, as some onlookers managed to make a video of the incident and shared it on social media. The video also went viral among the police officers, after which a departmental inquiry was started against
It was learnt that the law student and ASI Jasbir Singh indulged in arguments on a petty issue. However, later the ASI started abusing and manhandling the law student. The lawyer’s friends also tried to control the situation but apparently the drunken cop was not willing to