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'Munni' gets Pak cops into trouble

Pakistan's police officers paid a heavy price for being enamoured with the Dabangg super-hit song Munni Badnam Hui. Reportedly, the cops were suspended after they forced three...

entertainment Updated: Nov 28, 2010 17:53 IST

Officers at a police station in Pakistan's Gujranwala district paid a heavy price for being enamoured with the Dabangg super-hit song Munni Badnam Hui when they were suspended Friday for forcing three female dancers to perform it at the police station.

Three dancers of a musical troupe in Lahore were on their way to Gujranwala to perform at a marriage ceremony, but officers of the Sadhoki police station stopped them at a checkpost midway and took them to the police station, Dunya TV reported.

Having arrested the dancers, the policemen were not ready to let go the opportunity to have some fun.

They asked the dancers to perform to the Malaika Arora hit song Munni Badnam Hui one by one. After having his wish fulfilled, the police station in-charge registered an FIR against the three dancers and detained them in a lock-up.

The dancers, who could not go home even after entertaining the police officers, were only released on bail after two days.

MunniThey filed a writ petition before the session judge who ordered an inquiry after listening to their plight.

The Regional Police Officer (RPO) Gujranwala, Tariq Masood Yaseen, after conducting an inquiry, has suspended the police station in-charge Abid Farooq and the entire staff, the channel said.

All of them have been detained in the same lock-up where they kept the dancers for two days while further investigation is underway.

First Published: Nov 27, 2010 12:35 IST