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Bengaluru cop forced Muslim youth to drink urine, cop suspended

Bengaluru cop forced Muslim youth to drink urine, cop suspended

Ground Report | New Delhi: Muslim youth to drink urine; Bengaluru city police have suspended a police sub-inspector after a 24-year-old Muslim man accused the police of assaulting him and forcing him to drink urine.

Tausif Pasha (23) was taken to the police station at around one o’clock on Thursday afternoon over a dispute with a neighbour. Tausif’s father Aslam Pasha said that his son was assaulted and the police demanded money for Tauseef’s release. “But we never knew that Tauseef was subjected to brutal torture until he came out of the police station,” the father said.

In the viral video, the man alleged that the policemen also cut his beard inside the police station. “They hit me with a cricket bat, they shaved my beard and made me drink urine when I asked for water. When I told him not to shave my beard as it is part of my faith, he said that the police station is not my religious centre. He hit me with a cricket bat more than 30 times,” said the man.

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According to the man’s family, he was picked up over a quarrel with a neighbor and kept at the police station for two days without registering a case against him. In the video, the man named a sub-inspector Harish and said that he was accompanied by a police constable. “They told me that they file a kidnapping case against me and send me to jail for two years,” he said. (Muslim youth to drink urine)

According to the Indian Express, Deputy Commissioner of Police (West) Sanjeev M Patil said an interim report was submitted on Monday, based on which Harish was suspended for dereliction of duty, not reporting to the police station, and not registering a case. A departmental inquiry has also been ordered to investigate the allegations leveled by the victim’s family.

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In a similar incident, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Karnataka Police arrested a police sub-inspector in September for forcing a Dalit man to drink urine.

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In this incident, a 22-year-old youth, who was illegally detained for three days in a case of alleged theft, was arrested after Salman was allegedly brutally assaulted by the police for amputating his right hand. Had to have surgery. Following the report, a police head constable and two police constables were suspended.

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