Bhabhua, Nov 13 (PTI) An assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of police has been suspended after he allegedly, in an inebriated condition, misbehaved and fought with a youth in Kaimur district in dry Bihar, police said on Tuesday. Also Read - Bihar DElEd Merit List 2020 Released by DIET Patna at dietpatna.com, Check and Download Bihar DElEd 2020 Merit List NOW

The incident happened on Monday night under the jurisdiction of Ramgarh police station when the youth was returning home in Ramgarh town, the police said. Also Read - Nitish Kumar Lands In Fresh Political Trouble After IndiGo Executive's Murder in Patna

The youth, Abhimanyu Gupta, lodged an FIR on Monday and in his complaint he mentioned that ASI Mantun Kumar, under the influence of alcohol, misbehaved with him and also indulged in a fight with with him, the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Kaimur district, Raghunath Singh, said. Also Read - IndiGo's Patna Airport Manager Shot Dead, Police Find Clue; Investigation on

The ASI was sent to a Bhabua Sadar Hospital for medical examination on Monday night and the doctors confirmed that the ASI had consumed liquor, the DSP said.

“ASI Mantun Kumar was arrested for consuming liquor.

But he was later released on furnishing a bail bond of Rs 50,000 as it was his first offence,” the DSP said.

Kaimur district Superintendent of Police (SP) Faroguddin Ansari said ASI Mantun Kumar has been suspended for consuming liquor and subsequently misbehaving and indulging in a fight with the youth.

After getting the probe report, action will also be taken against Ramgarh police station SHO Mohammad Irshad for his alleged connivance with the suspended ASI Mantun Kumar, the SP said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.