In the video that started doing the rounds of social media on Tuesday night, a boy is seen being manhandled by three men, all of whom have been identified as police constables — one of them is in uniform in the video.
In the video, the child can be heard screaming and the three men can be seen pulling his hair, twisting his ears and laughing loudly. One of the constables is seen holding him, while the other seems to be touching his private parts.
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel made the announcement on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples and said that while initial pilot projects are already in operation in Bastar, the scheme would first be launched on October 2.
In Sukma, officials said that 1181 people have shifted to relief camps, with the district practically cut off with primary roads under water. Officials have been visiting residents of low lying homes in Sukma and Konta, attempting to convince them to move to shelter camps.
Officials said in at least one tiger reserve -- Indravati - law and order in the form of Left-wing insurgency in Bijapur district of Bastar, where the reserve is located, was a big problem in habitat maintenance and data collection.
With 16 alleged Maoists killed in the past week, including seven in an encounter in Bastar district last Saturday, the state police has ramped up operations in the monsoon, usually considered difficult because of the terrain.
The bodies are being brought to Jagdalpur for identification, police officials said. One INSAS rifle, four .303 rifles, and other muzzle-loading weapons and camping material have been recovered from the spot.
Modi’s remarks, made during a BJP Parliamentary Party meeting on Tuesday, was seen as a message against Akash, son of party general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, who was released on Sunday, five days after his arrest.
The High Court, in its direction, asked the IMC to make temporary arrangements for the only family still living in the building, within two days for a period of three days to “tide over the rain” — the family had moved court against the demolition.