Bengaluru: In yet another shocking incident, a sub-inspector at Subramanyanagar police station in Bengaluru was caught on camera while he was brutally thrashing a man with a hockey stick and a baton.
In the 16-second clip the sub-inspector, Sreekanthe Gowda, can be seen beating up Yashwant, first with his legs tied, and then as he cowers against a wall.
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Yashwant, who works in a parking complex, was arrested after a 21-year-old woman, his coworker, alleged that he had regularly harassed her sexually and mentally.
“I have asked Assistant Police Commissioner to give a report as soon as possible. In the video it is clearly visible that the Sub Inspector Srikantegowda is beating up some man. I have asked ACP to find out the identity of the man who was beaten up. Once I get the report, I will initiate necessary action,” N Shashi Kumar, DCP North division told News 18.
According to the report, Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao ordered the sub-inspector’s suspension after the video was brought to his notice.