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Video shows woman home guard pressing cop's back;probe ordered

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

A video purportedly showing a woman home guard pressing the back of a junior official of the Police has gone viral on social media, prompting the Jogulamba-Gadwal district police to order an inquiry into the incident.

A senior police official said the alleged incident had occurred around 4-5 months ago at the Armed Reserve headquarters in the district.

District Superintendent of Police M S told PTI tonight that he ordered a probe immediately after the video came to his notice.

He said the Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) was apparently suffering from backache and had requested the home guard to press his back which she did willingly.

In the video, a woman is purportedly seen pressing the back of a man lying on a cot.

"However, it (such act) is not acceptable. A disciplinary action will be taken (against the ASI) based on the inquiry report," said.

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First Published: Mon, November 13 2017. 22:07 IST