New Delhi: The two cops who were suspended for thrashing a young man in Uttar Pradesh's Siddharth Nagar, have been charged with trying to kill the man.
In a video that had gone viral, two personnel were seen slapping and hurling abuses at a bike driver while a child with him looked on.
The terrified child stood near the bike as the two dragged the man on the road while kicking and slapping him brutally.
#WATCH: Man thrashed by two police personnel in Siddharthnagar over alleged traffic violation. UP Police have taken cognisance of the incident and suspended the two police personnel. (Viral video) pic.twitter.com/0dWvnSV0lL— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) September 13, 2019
The two cops were later suspended, news agency ANI had reported.
Rinku Pandey, who was riding the motorcycle allegedly got into an argument with the police personnel when they stopped him to check his papers, NDTV reported.
The video which was recorded by a bystander shows sub inspector Virendra Mishra and head constable Mahendra Prasad beating him up and verbally abusing him.
One of them is also seen sitting on him after he is pushed to the ground.
He kept asking what his fault was in the video and the cops are also seen snatching the keys from him when he refuses to do so.
Senior police officer, Dharam Veer Singh that the behaviour of the cops was "disgraceful" to the police department.