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Deoria: Man accused of mobile theft thrashed by cops, three suspended

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Three cops have been suspended and a case has been filed against them after a video of them thrashing a suspected mobile thief went viral on social media.

In the video three police personnel can be seen holding the accused to the floor, while another one thrashes him with a belt and shoes. The incident occurred inside a police station.

After the video surfaced on social media, the senior police official of district ordered action and suspended three cops, including a head constable.

Confirming the incident, Superintendent of Police Shripati Mishra said, "The three cops have been suspended. FIR is being registered against them. The man has been sent for a medical exam.

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First Published: Fri, January 10 2020. 06:19 IST