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SP suspends drunken cop

Posted on Feb 13, 10:52AM | UNI

Kaithal, Feb 12 : A police constable deployed on duty in local civil hospital and found under the influence of liquor was suspended by the SP yesterday.

The cop was to keep a watch on under arrest and undergoing treatment BKU leader Guni Parkash. The erring cop was got medically examined and later suspended by SP Kuldeep Singh.

BKU President Guni Parkash, who was arrested on cheating charges a few days ago, was admitted to multi speciality hospital on Sunday following paralysis attack.

BKU General secretary Parveen Mathana said that he along with others submitted a memorandum to SDM yesterday and then they proceeded to meet the hospitalised BKU leader. On reaching ward no 4, reserved for prisoners, they noted that one of the constable was lying on bed and he was under the influence of liquor.

He allegedly misbehaved with KBU activists. The matter was brought to the notice of senior officials. A police team arrived in the hospital and took the constable in custody and got him medically examined. The tests confirmed that he had consumed liquor. Following which he was put under suspension.

Parveen Mathana and other BKU activists have demanded that BKU leader be sent to PGI for better treatment.