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Probe ordered into 'manhandling' of woman by cops in Shopian: Police

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Police Sunday ordered a probe into alleged manhandling of woman by cops in district of

The inquiry was ordered after a 15-second video clip, showing two cops manhandling a woman in a village in on Saturday night, went viral on

"The video is being probed and an inquiry is ordered to examine the conduct of the policemen," a said.

The said the cops had gone to the house of one while investigating a case of kidnapping of a minor girl.

Police received a complaint from a man that his 15-year-old daughter was abducted by three persons -- Rameez Khan, and Saleem Khan, of Shadab Karewa in Shopian, he said.

The said as the police party raided the house of the accused to recover the victim, they found two of the accused -- and -- in the house.

"The family members of the accused, especially women around the house, tried to block the policemen on duty. The accused meanwhile managed to escape," he added.

The spokesman said the incident happened in pursuance of the investigation by the cops of a serious crime.

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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 13:20 IST