“If law has to be enforced then why only common man, why not police”. India has witnessed police brutality at large during the lockdown, last year a father-son duo was beated to death in the custody, multiple video can be seen on social media of beating and thrashing young.
Delhi Police has arrested its own constable in connection with the murder of a youth in the city. The arrest has been made on the basis of the video recovered by the police during the search for the missing youth.
This was a fight over parking which turns into the ‘kidnapping and murder’ of 28-year-old Ajeet Kumar in the capital. Ajeet was there with one more but he managed to escape. Ajeet was a vegetable vendor and was a resident of New Kundli. The young was picked up by 4 men including a constable. The four, constable Monu Sirohi, Vikas, Vineet and Harish thrashed the young and then took him to a car on June 4. According to police, the accused dumped the body of the victim young boy in a canal in Uttar Pradesh when they found him dead, the body has still not recovered.
Initially, the family apprehended that Ajeet had gone to any relative’s house, but when the family could not trace him, they lodged a complaint at their nearest police station, New Ashok Nagar, on June 13. The police did not act responsibly on the complaint, even when the family informed that they had come to know about the video of the four beating him.
On June 15, the family suspects Ajeet’s kidnapping and murder and spoken the police, and again the police did not acted. Finally, when the video reached the senior officers, an FIR was registered against the four and constable Monu was arrested from Bulandshahr.
In the matter constable Monu has been removed from the job and the SHO of New Ashok Agar has been suspended for delay in filing of the FIR.