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Cop suspended after video shows woman home guard pressing his

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

An assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of the armed reserve wing of police in Telangana's Jogulamba Gadwal district was today suspended for alleged misconduct, after a video purportedly showing him getting a "massage" from a woman home guard went viral.

ASI Hassan has been placed under suspension for his "misconduct", said Deputy Inspector General of Police, Range, M Stephen Raveendra.


In the video, which went viral on and was also telecast on TV channels yesterday, a woman home guard in uniform, posted at the armed reserve unit at the district headquarters, was purportedly seen pressing the back of a man lying on a cot.

The alleged incident occurred around four-five months ago at the armed reserve headquarters in the district, Superintendent of Police (SP) M S yesterday said, adding that he ordered a probe immediately after the video came to his notice yesterday.

The ASI was apparently suffering from a backache and had requested the home guard to press his back which she did willingly, the SP said.

Earlier this month, the Rachakonda Police here had ordered an inquiry after a video, purportedly of an inspector in getting a "massage" from a home guard, went viral.

However, the inspector had denied the charges saying he was not the person in the video, which he termed as fake.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, November 14 2017. 13:48 IST
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