Two policemen in Bulandshahr have been faraway from responsibility on Wednesday after being caught on digital camera getting youngsters to take out a physique from a canal, officers mentioned.
The incident came about when an individual knowledgeable the police about recognizing an unidentified physique within the Walipur-Gang canal. The physique was caught close to a culvert, the officers mentioned.
A sub-inspector and a constable from the Kotwali police station quickly reached the spot, they mentioned.
“We additionally obtained to see a video during which some youngsters had been seen bringing the lifeless physique to 1 facet of the canal with the assistance of picket logs and sticks, whereas the sub-inspector and the constable stood close by watching,” Senior Superintendent of Police, Bulandshahr, Santosh Singh mentioned.
“Actually, this behaviour of the policemen was not good and impacts the picture of the whole division. The kids seen within the video are minors and their assist shouldn’t have been taken in this sort of work,” Mr Singh mentioned.
“Therefore, Sub-inspector Ram Naresh and Constable Mahabir have been transferred to the police strains with speedy impact,” he added.
4 youngsters had been seen bringing the physique to the facet of the canal, whereas the 2 policemen and one other unidentified man stood watching from a distance, the video confirmed.
Mr Singh mentioned an inquiry into the matter has been initiated and the native police circle officer has been entrusted with the duty to hold out the probe.
“The inquiry seeks to search out out why such an insensitive strategy was taken within the matter and why had been youngsters engaged for the work. Any additional motion can be taken accordingly,” he added.
In the meantime, the police mentioned the physique which got here flowing within the canal stays unidentified and it doesn’t bear any damage marks.
Authorized proceedings are underway within the case, the police mentioned.