Fatehpur: In Uttar Pradesh, the Superintendent of Police of Fatehpur district has suspended a head constable while taking action after a video of him allegedly accepting a bribe of fifty rupees for peanuts. A police official said on Tuesday, "2 days ago, a 44-second alleged video went viral on social media, this video is being told of Saturday."
In the video, the post of head constable Ashok Kumar Singh, posted in the Khakherru police station, is seen asking for some expenses in return for summoning a bullion businessman. In the video, when the bullion businessman says that it does not take anything to get Saman Tamil, the head constable asks for money for 250 grams of groundnut, on which the bullion is seen paying him 50 rupees.
On this, the officer said, "Taking cognizance of the viral video, the Superintendent of Police has suspended the head constable with immediate effect on Monday after receiving the inquiry report from the police station." Superintendent of Police Prashant Verma has confirmed the suspension based on the viral video, saying that "No one will be spared in such a case whether the bribe is of a thousand rupees or a rupee."