Uttar Pradesh: A man has been hospitalized in Uttar Pradesh after his stay in the custody of Badayun police in connection with a case of cattle theft. According to his family, he has been tortured and is severely injured. They also allege that they had to bribe the police to secure his release and the officers demanded that they maintain silence.
An FIR has been filed against seven policemen, including the charge station. Four policemen have been suspended and a detailed investigation is being conducted.
The man was picked up by the police last month in connection with a case of theft. He was allegedly aiding a group of cattle smugglers.
Rehan sustained injuries in his private parts after the cops allegedly used a stick to violate him and gave him electric shocks. He was also severely thrashed, his family has alleged.
Later, the police released him after a bribe of ₹ 5,000 was paid, the family has alleged.
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