While the Telangana police claims to be people friendly, a video of a Traffic policeman verbally misbehaving with an elderly fruit vendor has gone viral on social media, inviting heavy public outrage.
The viral video shot by locals present at the incident spot shows the officer abusing the vendor for parking his pushcart in a prohibited zone at Tolichowki. The vendor is seen pleading with the traffic officer to forgive him, only to be abused by the latter.
After the video went viral, City Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar ordered for an inquiry into the incident.
In a similar incident, a video had gone viral showing two cops forcibly pushing the woman out of the police station. A 20-year-old woman had called the police control room complaining that the family members were pushing her to go to Andhra Pradesh against her will. After she was escorted to the police station her mother, mother-in-law attacked the cops. Following this, Renukaiah and another policeman was seen allegedly thrashing two women out.
The incident occurred on January 20 in Bengaluru.