In a shocking video which went viral, a group of cops were seen chiding and hitting a girl who seen with a Muslim man.
According to reports, members of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) were harassing a an inter-faith couple in Meerut. A News18 report states that the girl, a medical student in Meerut, was picked up by the cops who took to harassing her inside the police van.
Shocking video of the girl who was rescued by cops from Vishwa Hindu Parishad goons who were harassing a Meerut couple for Love Jihad. The cops after rescuing the girl began assaulting her in the police van calling her out for chosing Muslim partner and made video. @uppolicepic.twitter.com/l0eIPmJKnp— Piyush Rai (@PiyushRaiTOI) September 25, 2018
The video, which since then went viral, shows a woman cop constantly hitting the girl. A male cop is seen asking her, in abominable language, why she is with a Muslim boy when there are Hindu men around.
After a journalist called the cops on Twitter, the Uttar Pradesh police asked the Meerut police to take immediate action on Twitter.
Later, the UP Police tweeted that all the cops involved had been suspended.
With reference to a video by staff of PRV 561 in PS Medical Meerut, HC Salek Chand, Const Neetu Singh, lady Const Priyanka have been suspended. A report regarding the HG Sainserpal has been sent to District Commandant Home Guard. Such behaviour shall never be tolerated. https://t.co/fZ7NxCwLy1— UP POLICE (@Uppolice) September 25, 2018