After a video emerged this week of a policeman hitting a woman with a belt in Faridabad, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issued a notice to the Haryana Police over the incident, which is believed to have happened in October last year.
In a statement, the NHRC said it had issued a notice to the Director General of Police of the State, seeking a detailed report within six weeks.
Status of case
The NHRC asked about the status of the case lodged against the public servants concerned. “As reported, such a cruel and inhuman act of policemen against a woman in their custody indicates that the public servants not only failed to perform their duty, but also acted in an unlawful and unethical manner, causing indignity to a woman in their custody,” the NHRC said.
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