The 37-second video, shot on a cellphone on Saturday, shows a police constable hitting a man repeatedly with his stick even as the man falls to the ground.
With the presence of Amar Jawan Jyot, the first floor of the commissioner’s building in Crawford Market has a special library only for the use of policemen.
Step taken after recent audit revealed no imminent threat to them.
Within hours of the day’s newspapers hitting the stands on April 9, Sub-Inspector Sanjay Shisale’s cell phone rang — and what he hadn’t been able to achieve with numerous letters and emails was made possible with a small single column advertisement in a corner of the Times of India.
The punishment under the Act is five years’ imprisonment and Rs 25 lakh as fine.
The Mumbai Police Crime Branch arrested Biru Dhansingh Bika (30) and Sherbahadur Sahi (26) on May 13 and May 16 and recovered Rs 1.5 lakh of the stolen property from them.
Investigators have identified the constable in the video as Hawaldar A Mandre.
Receiving a few calls from the concerned officials did excite him at first, however no follow ups done later on his bag made him lose faith.
The complainant, against whom an FIR was registered at the Antop Hill police station six years ago, approached the ACB that accordingly led a trap.
The constable, Ganpat Chauhan (53), attached with the Shivaji Park police, reportedly tried to break up a fight between the accused and a taxi driver near Sena Bhavan. Chauhan got six stitches above his left eye.
The three were identified as Barak Shaikh (36), Saifuddin Momin (33) and Musloddin Momin (44), all natives of Malda, West Bengal.
The CCTV camera at the shop also captured the assault. A senior officer said while the trio has been released on bail, the enquiry against them is still going on.
From lugging a 1,800-kg Tata Sumo with a rope to other stunts, he has enthralled people across the city but, like his father, the 49-year-old Basha, likes to perform for the cops, predominantly.
The grievance of the petitioners is that despite making provision for constitution of State Police Complaints Authority, the state has failed to constitute it so far.
In his statement to the police, Chandan Singh, the owner of the shop, said he had given his workers some money to celebrate after the birth of a child in his family.