Cop caught kicking and slapping Muslims during Friday prayer

A disturbing video has recently gone viral from Delhi's Inderpuri area, where the video captures the shocking actions of a police officer kicking and slapping Muslim men engaged in Friday prayers on the road Makki Jama Masjid.

The video has drawn widespread criticism following which PTI reported that the officer seen kicking the man prostrating to the ground is now suspended with immediate effect.  The police also stated that necessary disciplinary action will also be taken.

Police officials have told PTI, “In the incident at Inderlok today, the Police Post In charge, who was seen in the video has been suspended with immediate effect. Necessary disciplinary action is also taken.” Reports suggest that the officer is suspended for three months.

As the prayers unfolded, police officials arrived at the scene in an attempt to disperse the gathering. However, the situation took a violent turn as one officer was caught on camera physically assaulting men who were peacefully kneeling for their Friday prayers. The footage sparked immediate outrage, with onlookers confronting the officer preventing him from committing potential further abuse of the prayer goers. It is noteworthy that the fellow officers with him do not do anything to prevent him from kicking the citizens.

Responding to the incident, Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) MK Meena told the media that an enquiry will be initiated, and that the official has been suspended, and further disciplinary measures are promised.

Imran Pratapgarhi, an MP in Rajya Sabha from the Congress party, posted the video on X and also later, asked when an FIR will be filed against the offender in this case under relevant sections.

According to United against Hate activist Nadeem Khan, who posted a video of the following on his X account, a protest is also taking place at the site

In the aftermath of the incident, heightened security measures have been implemented in the affected area to maintain order and address potential tensions, as per reports.

Thus far, CPI (M) state level committee in Delhi has condemned the incident. Member of Congress working committee, Supriya Shinate also posted on the incident. Stating:

अमित शाह की दिल्ली पुलिस का motto “है

शांति सेवा न्याय

पूरी शिद्दत से काम पर हैं”

Prakash Ambedkar of the Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi also shared the video on X , stating that the ‘destruction of Muslims has begun.’ 


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