KANPUR: A group of local hoodlums forcibly made transporter sit in SUV and beat him mercilessly with a ‘butt’ of pistol. Goons also made a video of it and made it viral on social media.
The incident was reported from the Usmanpur locality under the limits Hanumant Vihar police station in the city. Subsequently, an FIR was registered and police launched a hunt to make the arrest of the accused possible. Ashish Bajpai, a resident of Usmanpur in Hanumant Vihar police station area is a transporter. According to Ashish, one Harsh Dwivedi, a resident of Gallamandi, lodged in jail has recently came out on bail. Harsh since then has been threatening him saying that he has been doing ‘Mukhbiri’ for police against him, and now that he will face the consequences. “On July 17, his aides came to Ashish’s house in an SUV and asked him to accompany them as Harsh wanted to meet him. When Ashish refused to sit, the aides of Harsh forcibly made him sit in the SUV. Later, one among them identified as -Shailesh pointed a pistol at him. After this, he was beaten up with pistol’s butt. One among them shot a video of the thrashing. After travelling for a while, later Shailesh threw Ashish from the moving vehicle,” said the police. SHO Abhilash Mishra said that a case has been registered on the basis of Ashish’s complaint.TNN