Chhattisgarh: Constable shoves mishap victim’s body with foot; suspended

21 August 2018, 06:15 PM
Chhattisgarh: Constable shoves mishap victim’s body with foot; suspended (Representational image)
Chhattisgarh: Constable shoves mishap victim’s body with foot; suspended (Representational image)

A Chhattisgarh police constable has been suspended from duty for allegedly shoving the body of an accident victim with his foot, a police official said on Tuesday.

A video footage which showed constable Neeraj Sahu on Monday shoving the body with his foot inside a police vehicle at the accident spot in Bemetara district went viral on social media.

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Sahu was suspended on Monday with immediate effect, Bemetara Senior Superintendent of Police H R Manhar told PTI.

A teenager Sunil Kurre from Nawagadh town of Raipur, who was riding a motorcycle, was on Monday hit by a truck on Bemetara-Kawardha road, about 70 km from Raipur, Manhar said.

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He said, crushed by the truck, Kurre died on the spot, but his sister riding with him escaped unhurt, Manhar added.

First Published: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 06:00 PM
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