A police party led by sub-inspector (SI) Baldev Singh of Kacha Pacca police station (Tarn Taran) were thrashed by people when it had gone to raid a house in Chugawan village under Lopoke police station in Amritsar, on Friday.
The police party came under attack while they were raiding the house of one Aman Singh in the village. They were rescued by Lopoke police which rushed to the spot after receiving information about the incident. The video of the incident had gone viral.
Inspector general (border range) Surinderpal Singh Parmar, who also visited the village after the incident, informed that the police team had not taken permission from their superiors.
“Station house officer (SHO) Jhirmal Singh has been placed under suspension and action against Baldev Singh is pending. The villagers have levelled corruption charges against the cops. Senior superintendent of Police (SSP-Amritsar rural) Vikramjeet Singh Duggal will investigate the case,” he added.