Youngsters harassed by Mumbai police at Gateway of India, post goes viral on social media
By NewsX Bureau
| Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 19:45
Mumbai: A probe has been ordered into a case where a group of youths, who were at the Gateway of India in Mumbai, and were allegedly misbehaved and harassed up by a police patrol team on Sunday.
According to reports, the incident took place at around 4a.m. on Sunday when a police patrol team asked the youths to go back home. The incident turned ugly when the policemen started abusing and manhandling the group of friends. Following the incident, the Colaba police is now investigating the matter.
"A probe has been a ordered into the allegation made by the youths that policemen misbehaved them and used some 'objectionable' words while they were sitting near Gateway of India," a senior police official said.
It has also been reported that one of the youths had recorded the incident and posted it on social media sites Twitter and Facebook.
One of the youth named Anand Sachar, uploaded the video of the incident on Facebook.