A deputy superintendent of police (DSP), deputed in Batala, and his gunmen and aides, allegedly thrashed a man in full public view at Shanti Vihar Colony of Jamalpur in Ludhiana on Sunday.
The man, Sunny Mehta, filed a complaint against the DSP at the Jamalpur police station but no case had been registered so far. The complainant, a salesman at a garments shop, said the DSP, Surinder Bansal, owns a house in the same locality and often used to come in the colony as he was allegedly having an illicit relationship with a woman of the area.
When contacted, the DSP refuted the allegations and said the man was a close aide of former Shiv Sena leader Amit Arora, who was arrested for planting attack on himself for security cover.
He said Sunny was trying to blackmail him claiming that he had videos and would make them viral. “On Sunday, when I visited the colony, he started abusing me. My gunman tried to stop him and pushed him,” he said.
However, Sunny alleged that the DSP came to the colony with his two gunmen and two aides and started thrashing him.
Jamalpur station house officer Satnam Singh said action would be taken after investigation.