Lucknow: A video has gone viral on social media where a policeman baton charged people standing in queue outside the bank in Fatehpur on Tuesday.

The policeman can be seen beating the people standing in the queue with a ‘lathi’. The wooden rod finally broke as a result of severe beating as seen in the video.

After the video surfaced on the internet it went viral and received strong condemning reactions from across the nation.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav took action against the culprit and suspended the Superintendent of Police (SP) and the Station Officer (SO).

There have been similar incidents of police brutality towards people standing in the queue as reported earlier.

First Published | 22 November 2016 11:07 PM
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