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Odisha: ASI Suspended For Thrashing Woman In Police Station, Act Caught On Camera

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06 March 2019


Sambalpur: A police ASI has been placed under suspension for allegedly thrashing a woman inside a police station here.

The errant cop identified as Dronacharya Sahu posted at Rengali police station in the district. According to reports, the incident dates back to September, 2018 during the Ganesh Idol immersion procession.

The suspension of the police officer came after a video clip, revealing the act was widely circulated on social media and broadcast on news channels.

“Taking cognizance of the video we initiated an inquiry under the supervision of the Additional SP, Sambalpur. Pending inquiry, the police ASI in question has been placed under suspension,” SP Sanjeev Arora said.