A police inspector in Uttar Pradesh’s Deoria was caught masturbating at a woman and her daughter when they visited the police station to lodge a complaint on June 22.
Irate over SHO’s repeated misbehaviour over days, she recorded a video that went viral on Tuesday.
Superintendent of police, Deoria, Shripati Mishra said that an FIR has been lodged against errant inspector Bhishmpal Singh Yadav in Bhatni police station on the victim’s complaint under the charges of voyeurism, an act intended to outrage the modesty of a woman, and public servant disobeying law.
“Yadav was suspended on June 26,” said the officer.
According to the woman’s complaint, she had gone to the police station on 22 June in a land dispute case with her daughter.
During that time, Bhatni SHO Bhishmpal Singh Yadav was sitting in his office.
The woman in her complaint further alleged that Yadav started doing vulgar acts while talking about the land dispute, during which her daughter made a video of the act and showed it to other members of her family.
Later, a person living in the neighbourhood forwarded the video and it went viral on social media.
The viral clip of the incident has caused controversy in the area and locals called for action against the officer.
Times Of India