Lucknow, June 19: Two men have been arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police for attacking an on-duty Government Railway Police (GRP) official. The incident was reported in Deoria, where victim was thrashed after he reportedly asked the accused to stand in queue at the ticket counter. The video of the assault has went viral.
In the clip shared by news agency ANI below, the accused was approached by the GRP official asking them to follow the ticket line. Subsequently, a heated argument broke out in which the two sides hurled abuses at each other. Akhilesh Yadav Meets Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik Over Law and Order Situation
The accused then viciously attacked the GRP personnel. They dragged him outside the ticket counter and continued the assault.
Watch Video of GRP Official Being Attacked in Deoria (Viewer's Discretion Advised)
#WATCH: A Government Railway Police (GRP) official thrashed by two men in Deoria yesterday after an argument broke out when the policeman asked them to stand in queue at the ticket counter. The two men have been arrested. (Note: abusive language) pic.twitter.com/Z2b5Fd4bi2
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) June 19, 2019
The UP Police's inquiry into the incident is still underway. The accused are likely to be chargesheeted under relevant IPC sections pertaining to physical assault and attack on a government servant.