Police Inspector Beats Up Imam of a Mosque in Uttar Pradesh; Suspended
A Police inspector in Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh was suspended after he was found beating up a mosque Imam, media reports said on Tuesday.
A video of the Imam making allegations of violence by the police officer has surfaced on social media. It shows the Imam, with his shirt apart at the shoulders, in front of the mosque flanked by people, alleging that the police officer barged into the mosque and started abusing him. “He threatened to shoot me,” the Imam said.
The video shifts to another frame showing a crowd of people and police men in riot gear gathered in the lane outside the mosque….