first_imgNew India: The NHRC Tuesday sent a notice to DGP of Haryana over reports of a video of a woman allegedly being beaten by some Faridabad police personnel going viral on social media. The matter was also brought to notice of the Haryana Police on Monday by the State Women Commission which took strong view of the incident. “The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognisance of media reports about a policeman brutally beating a woman with a belt in Adarsh Nagar police station area, district Faridabad, Haryana in October 2018,” the NHRC said in a statement. Also Read – Pak activated 20 terror camps & 20 launch pads along LoCThe commission said it has issued a notice to the DGP of Haryana, seeking a detailed report, including status of the criminal case registered against the guilty public servants, adding that the response is expected within six weeks positively. Two head constables of the Haryana Police were suspended and three Special Police Officers terminated from service in the wake of surfacing of the video. A police spokesperson Monday said the incident took place in October last year, but it was not reported to police by the victim at that time. The video of the alleged incident went viral in the last couple of days, following which police got details of the case verified, he said. “The incident allegedly happened after the woman refused to disclose the information about herself and a man, who was with her in a park and had escaped when police personnel raided the place. The incident came to light after a four minute video of the same went viral on social media,” the rights panel said in the statement.last_img

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