The Jammu and Kashmir Police have arrested one of its own men after he was allegedly caught on camera “snatching” money from a roadside beggar in Ramban district.
A video clip, in which the head constable is purportedly seen “snatching” money from the beggar a few days back, went viral on social media triggering shock and uproar.
“Head constable has been suspended and arrested by the police after the incident,” Ramban Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Mohan Lal told PTI.
He said an FIR has also been registered against the policeman, who was attached with Ramban policeline after being transferred from “Kishtwar due to his bad habit of chronic drinking”.
The SSP said cop came out of the policeline and allegedly snatched money from the beggar. The officer said he was caught by the policemen deployed there.
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