29 August 2019
Boudh: A cop in civil clothes has been caught on camera brutally thrashing a youth in public and spewing insults at him. The video of the incident that took place in Boudh has gone viral on social media all over the State.
As per sources, the cop is Ranjan Mohapatra of Reserve Police. He has been working in Boudh over the last five years. The incident occured on Thursday and Bankapada village.
In the video, Mohapatra can be seen thrashing a youth with a hard plastic pipe next to PCR van parked in the roadside. The exact reason behind the extreme step is not known but locals alleged that the youth was misbehaving with a Class 10 girl.
It is seen that two police officers in uniform are also present at the spot, however they are not doing anything to stop Mohapatra.
Later in the day, Mohapatra was suspended from duty.