A policeman from Telangana is in trouble, after CCTV footage showed him allegedly assaulting a physically challenged person, who visited the Mirdoddi police station in Siddipet district.
According to reports, the victim, Mogulla Ilaiah had came to the police station after his brother was detained by the police, when SI Shiva allegedly assaulted him.
The CCTV footage showed that the incident had happened on June 1, a little after 3pm.
The video, shows a police officer, standing by a two-wheeler and speaking to Ilaiah, when he gets worked up and begins to seemingly beat him.
The officer can also be seen getting into a confrontation with others gathered at the spot.
Deccan Chronicle reported that there was a dispute over water supply from a lake, between a farmer, and Ilaiah's elder brother.
The report adds that Ilaiah's brother then went on to dig a channel, and divert water to his field, following which, the other farmer filed a complaint.
Following this both parties were summoned. Ilaiah had rushed to the police station after this, but created a commotion, when he was stopped at the entrance.
â€œThe SI, who heard the noise, rushed out and started abusing Ailaiah and others, and assaulted Ailaiah. Ailaiah was dragged by his hair, beaten and pushed to the ground. Ailaiah crawled into the police station," an eye-witness told TNIE.
After the video of the incident went viral on social media, Siddipet Commissioner Shiva Kumar said that an investigation had been launched, and CCTV footage was being examined.
The SI, narrating his side of the story, claimed that Ilaiah had abused him, and was creating a ruckus at the police station.
Watch the video below.