Lucknow: In a video that did rounds of social media, Meerut police officials were seen abusing and slapping a girl for choosing a partner of another religion, India Today reported. In the video, a female constable could be seen slapping the girl multiple times, while a male police officer was seen hurling abuses at the victim. Also Read - ‘My Party is Over, Hope There is No Hangover‘: Chennai Man's Self-Written Obituary Goes Viral, Makes People Emotional
“Mulla zada pasand aaraha,” the male officer was reported as saying in the video. Meanwhile, the lady cop was physically assaulting the girl while the male cop was abusing her. Also Read - Rare Two-Headed Baby Shark Caught by Fisherman in Maharashtra's Palghar, Pictures Go Viral
The police from VHP (Vishwa Hindu Parishad) members rescued the girl. Further, the incident had taken place two days ago in the city. After the video garnered attention on social media, the three policemen and woman constable in the video were suspended.
In an earlier incident, a 24-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her family members in Madhya Pradesh’s Barwani, who were apparently unhappy with her for marrying a man from another community. The woman’s father was arrested in connection with the incident, while her mother and brother are at large. The victim, Sarla Mali, had married Pankaj Mali, who belongs to a different community, about a year back and since then her family members were annoyed with her, Sub-Inspector at the Khetia police station, Rajendra Ingle, said.