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Eight cops suspended after video showing them consuming liquor in police post goes viral

Rupnagar senior superintendent of police (SSP) Raj Bachan Singh Sandhu confirmed that the policemen had been consuming liquor in the police post on Diwali night.

punjab Updated: Oct 31, 2017 16:07 IST
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The incident came to light after a video that showed the cops consuming liquor went viral on WhatsApp.
The incident came to light after a video that showed the cops consuming liquor went viral on WhatsApp. (Video grab)

Eight policemen and home guard jawans, including Anandpur Sahib police post in-charge, have been placed under suspension for consuming liquor in the police post. The incident came to light after a video that showed the cops consuming liquor went viral on WhatsApp.

Those suspended are: Police post in-charge ASI Raghbir Singh, head constable Jujhar Singh, head constable Rattan Singh, head constable Paramjit Singh, head constable Gurnam Singh, constable Tejinder Singh, home guard jawan Gurmeet Singh and home guard jawan Majhail Singh. The video shows all of them consuming liquor and singing in the Anandpur Sahib police post.

Rupnagar senior superintendent of police (SSP) Raj Bachan Singh Sandhu confirmed that the policemen had been consuming liquor in the police post on Diwali night and had prepared video of the same, which went viral on social media. Police post in-charge Raghbir Singh was suspended for “loose control at the police post”, which led to the incident.

Raghbir Singh said that he was not present at the time of the incident. Sale and consumption of liquor is banned in Anandpur Sahib.