MUZAFFARNAGAR -- In a shocking incident, a complainant was allegedly asked by the Muzaffarnagar Police to polish their shoes, in order to get his complaint filed.
The video of the complainant polishing the shoes of the cops went viral, which created public uproar.
The incident took place in Charthawal police station where 50-year old Sittu, a cobbler, went to the cops to file a complaint for his lost mobile phone.
The cops at the police station allegedly asked Sittu his profession, following which they asked him to shine their shoes, only after which they said they would file his complaint.
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The shameful incident was captured by a person present at the police station.
Taking cognisance of the matter, Superintendent of Police Santosh Kumar said, "The probe is underway and action will be taken accordingly."
In a another shameful incident at the same police station, the cops had allegedly had asked a widow to get married instead of filing complaint against her step son and daughter-in-law.
75-year old Sharifan, who begs for a living, had come to the Charthawal police station earlier on Friday to lodge a complaint of torture against her step son and daughter-in-law, but instead of help, she was meted with humiliation.