Police officers in Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur did a tit-for-tat to deal with miscreants who blew stadium horns into the ears of passersby. The police officers caught them and blew the noisemakers into their ears and also made them squat holding their ears.
The video featuring the bizarre punishment was shared by news agency ANI on Twitter. The clip shows a police officer making a young man blow a toy trumpet into another one’s ears. In one instance, the officer himself blows the plastic trumpets into the ear of a youngster.
As per ANI tweet, the miscreants allegedly blew trumpets into the ears of passersby. A police official was quoted as saying by ANI, “instructions are to take action against notorious elements and people who disturb others by blowing trumpets. Post exhortation,we seize their trumpets.”
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Since being shared on Friday, the clip has amassed more than 18,000 views on Twitter. Many users found the unique punishment funny and many others appreciated the police force for the action taken against them.
A user commented, “Teaching them in their own ‘LANGUAGE’.” Another user commented, “This is how policing should be done. A dose of their own medicine.” A third user wrote, “Timely action taken by Police, commendable.”
Bizarre punishments often grab attention online. In January 2019, employees in a company in China were reportedly forced to crawl on the street for failing to reach their annual targets. A video of the incident showed the staff on all crawl amid traffic in Tengzhou, China and the punishment had triggered furious reactions online.