Police constable arrested for misbehaving with teenage girl in UP’s Mainpuri
A constable posted at Karhal Gate police outpost was on Sunday arrested for allegedly misbehaving with a teenage girl last month.india Updated: Jun 04, 2017 17:34 IST
A constable posted at Karhal Gate police outpost was on Sunday arrested for allegedly misbehaving with a teenage girl last month, the police said.
The 16-year-old girl had gone to the police outpost on May 25 to enquire about a case when the policeman misbehaved with her. The incident was also recorded on a mobile phone, they said.
Mainpuri (UP): A policeman suspended after video of him, allegedly molesting two sisters, seeking to register a complaint, went viral. pic.twitter.com/7LbRKJppgP— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) June 4, 2017
The clipping went viral on social media following which the state government ordered strict action against the constable.
Superintendent of Police Rajesh S said Constable Ishwari Prasad was arrested after an FIR was lodged against him at Mainpuri Police Station on charges on outraging the modesty of a woman.
“The accused has been booked under various sections including POCSO ACT. He has also been suspended,” spokesperson Director General of Police (DGP) Rahul Srivastava said in Lucknow.
First Published: Jun 04, 2017 17:23 IST