In a shocking display of callousness, some policemen in Bihar's Vaishali district were seen dragging a dead body tied with a rope around its neck.
Police apathy seen in Vaishali (Bihar), policemen drag dead body out of river Ganga by the neck with rope (14.9.16) pic.twitter.com/PNKS9D71ZX
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According to a video clip that is doing the rounds on social media, villagers spotted a dead body in the river Ganga and reportedly informed police officials.
Later, policemen were seen dragging the body with a rope tied around its neck. Apparently, no ambulance or health workers were used to retrieve the body from the river.
A large crowd had gathered at the spot but no one objected. However, after the video was circulated, top officials acted quickly to suspend two police officers involved.
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