In a shocking incident, police in Khagdiya district allegedly beat up a student for speaking to them in English, Zee News reported.The student was also allegedly remanded in custody for three days
As per the report, the inspector in-charge of the police station got angry when the victim spoke to him in English and refused to release him.
The boy, a resident of the area, and a Class 12 student, had come to the police station with a bail amount to free his relative, who had been booked on charges of stealing a bike. He then proceeded to ask the police inspector Mukesh Kumar what the relative had done to be arrested.
Not impressed with the boy speaking to him in English, Kumar locked him in one of the cells and his team allegedly assaulted him.
However, the inspector claimed that he locked the boy because he questioned why a thief was arrested. The boy, however, said that they assaulted him till he fell unconscious, would revivie him with water and begin the assault all over again.
After the cops let him go, the boy’s family admitted him to a local hospital.
While no action has been taken against the police officials, local residents have called for action for the way they assaulted the boy.
Courtesy: DNA India