Jabalpur: A 55-year-old man hanged himself to death in the Patan police station area of Jabalpur. Kin staged a demonstration on the Jabalpur Damoh road accusing the police of harassing and assaulting him.
A video went viral in which a policeman is seen beating the deceased Suresh, 55, with a stick.
The deceased used to work in a shop in Patan. As per report, some grains had gone missing from the shop, regarding which the shop operator had complained to the police expressing doubt on all his employees. The police of Patan police station came to the shop to inquire. They questioned Suresh too during which a constable hit Suresh with a stick.
After Suresh reached home after interrogation, he committed suicide by hanging himself. Outgraged by the incident, the kin demanded registration of a case against the police personnel. When no action was taken, the victim's family reached the SP office two days ago, where they had demanded a fair investigation by the senior officers.
However, the police officials have assure dthe kin of appropriate action after examining the video.