Punjab Police Suspends SHO After Video Of Him Kicking A Vegetable Vendor’s Basket Surfaces

Several states across India have embraced full or partial lockdown as India battles the second wave of Covid. Local authorities in every city are attempting to enforce the restrictions set. Nonetheless, a video from Punjab has surfaced online, in which a Station House Officer appears to allegedly harass a vegetable vendor, reports TOI.

The video shows SHO Phagwara, Navdeep Singh kick the vendor’s basket while attempting to enforce lockdown. Have a look at the video:

People on social media objected to the SHO’s conduct and police authorities took strict action against Singh.


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Punjab Police Director General, Dinkar Gupta confirmed via a tweet that Singh has been suspended. A departmental inquiry against Navdeep Singh is also underway, reports News18. Cops in Kapurthala have announced that they will reimburse the vegetable vendor for the loss and are chipping in a sum from their salaries to help the vendor.

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