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Punjab Cop Shoots Man In Thigh After Scuffle. Suspended After Video Goes Viral

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In a stunning incident, a Punjab Police official shot an individual following a scuffle at a checkpoint in Habetpur village of Derabassi district. The video of the incident has gone viral on social media wherein the cop could be seen taking pictures a person after few individuals attacked him. Based on information company PTI, the sub-inspector was suspended after the incident got here to gentle. The purported video of the incident which surfaced on the web confirmed a person struggling with the policeman who then fires a single shot on the man’s thighs.

The incident passed off on Sunday evening after police was making an attempt to go looking a lady’s bag at a test publish close to Habetpur village.

The injured man, recognized as Hitesh Kumar (24), was instantly rushed to a Civic hospital and later docs referred him to the Authorities Medical School and Hospital in Chandigarh. 

The girl had an argument with Sub-Inspector (SI) Balwinder Singh and referred to as a few of her kinfolk following which they entered into an altercation with the cops, Punjab Police stated. Later, the Senior Superintendent of Police (Mohali) Vivek Sheel Soni ordered registration of an FIR towards Singh and positioned him underneath suspension.

The SSP additionally knowledgeable {that a} departmental motion towards three police personnel current on the spot was additionally initiated.

“We had been standing on Hebatpur highway when a police social gathering arrived and misbehaved with us. They wished to test my spouse’s bag. They had been drunk they usually fired upon my brother,” Akshay, the brother of the sufferer advised information company ANI.

The sufferer and his kinfolk even alleged that the cop was drunk and an opened fireplace in a match of rage.

The video of the incident was even shared by Bharatiya Janata Social gathering (BJP) chief Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga who attacked the Aam Aadmi Social gathering-led Punjab authorities and stated that the policemen may have caught maintain of the person, however they shot at him as an alternative.

“In Derabassi, Punjab Police manhandled a lady and shot her husband when he resisted. After Arvind Kejriwal got here to energy, Punjab Police has stopped treating Punjab residents as human beings. So many policemen may have caught a person in the event that they wished to, however he was shot,” Bagga tweeted.

“The event got here after the SI, who together with the police staff was conducting a routine checking, fired on the leg of an individual recognized as Hitesh Kumar following a scuffle with some people on the evening of June 26,” Punjab Police stated in a press release. 

Moreover, a Particular Investigation Workforce (SIT) led by Mohali SSP has been constituted to research the incident and submit the ultimate report.


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