The thrashing of a SPO of Panchkula police came to light a day after the incident of misbehaviour with a sub-inspector of Chandigarh traffic police, who was also shown at fault in a video clip while kicking and punching a civilian in Sector 34 on Friday.
Avtar Singh, a resident of Panjokhra village in Ambala, was attacked when he was returning from a local restaurant after having dinner with his friends around 9.15 pm. Police said Singh was in plain clothes and he was attacked by half a dozen people.
As the video clip went viral, ACP Noopur Bishnoi was ordered to probe the incident. He along with Mansa Devi SHO, Inspector Rajeev Kumar, visited the shrine and recorded the statements of around a dozen people.
“An 18-year-old student claimed that three students, who summoned the bouncers, got into a fight with another student. One of them later slapped him and grabbed his collar, following which a fight ensued,” said Gurgaon Police PRO Subhash Boken.
The court has been informed that security has been provided to the said “witness” Nikku and his statement has also been recorded by the police on January 20. The state crime branch’s Faridabad unit is probing the case.
The DGP said special ex-gratia grant of Rs 30 lakh was being given to family members of police personnel who died fighting anti-social elements or saving public life and property during natural calamities.
Fatehabad (Haryana), Jan 14 (ANI): Comedian Kiku Sharda has been released after being questioned by the Haryana Police on Thursday since there was no evidence and proof against him. Comedian Kiku Sharda, who plays 'Palak' in a famous comedy sequel 'Comedy Nights with Kapil' was sent to 14 days of judicial custody on Wednesday for mimicking the Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.