UP Cop Arrested For Misbehaving With Teen Girl as Video Goes Viral
The constable has been suspended and has been booked under various sections of POCSO Act
The clipping went viral on social media following which the state government ordered strict action against the constable. (CNN-News 18 TV grab)
Mainpuri: A constable posted at Karhal Gate police outpost was on Sunday arrested for allegedly misbehaving with a teenage girl last month, the police said.
The 16-year-old girl had gone to the police outpost on May 25 to enquire about a case when the policeman misbehaved with her.
The incident was also recorded on a mobile phone, they said. The clipping went viral on social media following which the state government ordered strict action against the constable.
Superintendent of Police Rajesh S said Constable Ishwari Prasad was arrested after an FIR was lodged against him at Mainpuri Police Station on charges on outraging the modesty of a woman.
“The accused has been booked under various sections including POCSO ACT. He has also been suspended,” spokesman Director General of Police (DGP) Rahul Srivastava said in Lucknow.
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