Sunday May 01, 2022
Shirtless Indian cop suspended for forcing woman to do his body massage
A combo image shows the cop getting a body massage from a woman.
In a shameful incident, a senior police officer in the Indian state of Bihar was suspended for forcing a woman to do his body massage, local media reported.
According to the media, the officer has been identified as Shashi Bhushan Sinha of a post in Saharsa district of Bihar.
An undated viral video clip showed Sinha enjoying a hot oil massage.
Saharsa Superintendent of Police, Lipi Singh has taken cognisance of the matter and suspended the alleged police officer with immediate effect.
Sinha was posted as Sub-Inspector and In-charge of Daghar police post under Nauhatta police station in the district.
According to media, a woman came to the police post and urged Sinha to release his son from the jail.
Sinha took advantage of the situation and asked the poor woman to do mustard oil massage on his body.
The video showed the semi-nude officer with just a towel on his mid-part of the body enjoying the massage. The woman was busy doing the massage on his body and another woman was sitting in front of him.
Sinha was talking to a lawyer and requesting him to arrange for the bail of the woman's son.
During his interaction with the lawyer, Sinha is heard saying that the woman is poor and cannot pay him money.
The alleged police officer also told the lawyer that he will pay him Rs 10,000, adding that he will send the two women before him with necessary documents for the bail of one of the women's son.
"After a video went viral on social media, we have set up an inquiry committee headed by a SDPO rank officer. Following his recommendation, we have suspended the alleged officer with immediate effect," Lipi Singh said.
In another incident, Nawada Superintendent of Police, D.S. Savlaram suspended a Station House Officer of Mufassil police station on the alleged charge of taking bribes from truck drivers.
The alleged officer is identified as Lal Bihari Paswan. An audio clip of Paswan and a truck driver went viral on social media on Wednesday.