A cop from Sardhana in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh disrespected his uniform when he went ahead and touched the feet of the Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Sangeet Som. The incident took place on September 29 and the entire act was caught on camera. The video has now gone viral and is receiving condemnation across the board.

The incident took place when station officer (SO) Sardhana, Dharmendra Rathore was being felicitated by Sardhana Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA, Sangeet Som during a Dusshera celebration function.

As per reports, the SO Sardhana, Dharmendra Rathore was the in-charge of the security arrangement during the function. Onlookers claimed that the policeman touched the feet of the MLA as soon as he got down from the car and repeated the drill on the stage.

BJP MLA Sangeet Som is an accused in 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots. More than 60 people were killed and scores were left injured and even displaced in the communal riots.

Self-styled god-woman Radhe Maa recently visited Vivek Vihar Police Station of East Delhi. A picture of Radhe Maa sitting in the seat of SHO surfaced on Thursday morning. Besides Radhe Maa, police personals inside the station were seen folding their hands.

After the pictures and the videos of the incident went viral the SHO and five other policemen were suspended.

First Published | 6 October 2017 4:07 PM
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