Uttarakhand Police Headquarters [Photo/ANI]
Uttarakhand Police Headquarters [Photo/ANI]

Schoolboy assaulted by police officer in Dehradun, probe underway

ANI | Updated: Aug 12, 2020 16:05 IST


Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], Aug 12 (ANI): An officer of Additional Director General of Police-rank posted at Uttarakhand Police Headquarters has been charged with serious allegations of assaulting a schoolboy and burning him with a cigarette.
Superintendent of Police (SP) Dehradun Sweta Choubey will be conducting a fair investigation into this matter.
"A complaint letter has also been submitted on behalf of the student and a senior police officer. SP of Dehradun city Sweta Choubey will probe the matter," State DG Law and Order Ashok Kumar told ANI.
As per the letter, the victim, who is a class 11 student, is a friend of the accused police officer's daughter. On Tuesday, the accused called the boy at Bindal Police Station and assaulted him and later burnt his right hand with a cigarette.
The victim has further alleged that along with accused, four more policemen misbehaved with him. (ANI)

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