A video of two policemen beating up a man mercilessly with sticks went viral on social media on Saturday. It was mentioned in the video that it belonged to Chhindwara.
Later, when the police investigated it, it emerged that the incident happened over a week ago in Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh.
A senior police officer in Chhindwara talking to the media persons on the video claimed that the incident took place 8-10 days ago under chowki Pipla Narayanwar under Kumbhakheda police station.
In the video, head constable Krishna Dongre and constable Abhishek are seen using force on a drunk man, the senior cop added.On the directives of SP, the two policemen have been attached to police line and a probe has been ordered under an officer of SDOP rank.
The officer claimed that it was reported that the man was creating ruckus and policemen had even gone to drop him at home.
Further action will be taken as facts emerge in probe, he added denying that any case was lodged against man for lockdown violation.