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2 Guj constables suspended for TikTok video with police van

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Press Trust of India Rajkot
Two police constables were suspended in Rajkot in Gujarat for shooting and uploading a video on social media video app TikTok while on duty, an official said on Sunday.
A former traffic warden had posed on the bonnet of the police control room (PCR) van driven by a constable while another policeman was shooting the video, the official said.
"Two constables of A-division police station were suspended after they were found to be involved in recording a video using a PCR van while on duty. They uploaded the video on Tiktok," A-division police inspector N K Jadeja said.
An inquiry ordered by police commissioner Manoj Agarwal revealed that constable Amit Pragji was driving the van and constable Nilesh Poonabhai was recording the video from a distance, he said.
Both Pragji and Poonabhai have been placed under suspension, he said.
"The video was shot around a month and a half ago in Ramnath Para police line locality," Jadeja said.
The action comes a few days after woman Lok Rakshak Dal constable Arpita Chaudhary was suspended for recording a video of her dancing inside a police station in Mehsana and uploading it on TikTok.

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First Published: Jul 28 2019 | 2:10 PM IST

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