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Odisha: Lady cop makes pregnant woman walk 3 kms; suspended

29/03/2021 at 9:49 AM

Udala, Mar 29: The Sarat Police Station in-charge, Rina Baksal was suspended for making a pregnant woman walk three kilometers during a helmet checking here in Mayurbhanj district today.

According to the sources, Bikram Biruli and his pregnant wife Gurubari were going to a nearby hospital for a routine check-up on Thursday, when police personnel stopped him during a helmet checking.

As pillion rider did not wear a helmet, he was imposed a fine by the Sarat Police Station in-charge. Bikram requested the cops to issue an e-challan as he was not having enough cash, but they denied it.

Subsequently, an argument broke out between Bikram and the police personnel following which he was taken to the police station in the police van.

His wife, Gurubari asked them to take her also in the van but the cops did don’t give ear to her request. The police officials detained Bikram for a long period.

Left with no option, Gurubari walked to the police station which was 3 km away from the checking post.

After taking cognizance of the situation the Mayurbhanj SP suspended the Sarat Police Station in-charge.

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