Uttar Pradesh: In a shocking and shameful incident, a cop was caught red-handed in an objectionable position with a woman in a village in Agra district. According to officials, the police sub-inspector was allegedly thrashed by villagers after the incident. He was tied to a pole by the agitated villagers and was beaten up bus them. The cop named Sandeep Kumar was posted at Barhan police station.
Video went viral
Officials on Monday informed that the sub-inspector has been booked for rape. A purported video of the incident is doing rounds on social media where the sub-inspector was seen tied to a pole and some people are gathered around him.
On the basis of a complaint filed by a 20-year-old woman, a case under Section 376 (rape) of the IPC has been lodged against the SI. "As per the complaint received from the victim, a case of rape has been registered against sub-inspector Sandeep Kumar posted at Barhan police station," Sonam Kumar, Deputy Commissioner of Police (West), told PTI.
Cop was found in an objectionable position
Villagers said that the cop jumped into the house through the roof at 11 pm on Sunday and was found in an objectionable position with the woman. The family members woke up as the victim shouted for help, they said.
The villagers and family members then locked the SI in a room, and later he was allegedly tied to a pole and thrashed. The villagers further alleged that Kumar would visit the village regularly, but was caught red-handed for the first time.
The sub-inspector has been suspended
"On Sunday night, SI Sandeep Kumar was found with a woman in the village. After the incident, he has been suspended and a departmental inquiry set up against him," the DCP said.