Balrampur, May 22 : Two policemen were suspended after a video of a woman being beaten mercilessly went viral on social media in the presence of the cops in the Rehra Bazar area of this Uttar Pradesh district, police sources said on Friday.
Superintendent of Police Dev Ranjan Verma here said that a video of a woman being beaten in the Rehra Bazar area went viral on Twitter. Taking the matter into cognizance, a case has been registered against six people including the woman's husband.
The SP said that during the probe, it was revealed that UP 112 vehicle was stationed at the time of the incident and the policemen present there did not try to intervene. Owing to the same, two policemen deployed at UP 112 have been suspended with immediate effect.
Mr Verma said the woman was being thrashed owing to some dispute by the family members on the roadside. Four people have been arrested in connection with the case and efforts are on to arrest two more people. (UNI)