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UP: Refused Rs 50 as bribe, police runs over fruit vendor

Press Trust of India
Aug 30, 2012 at 11:02am IST

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday issued notices to Uttar Pradesh Police in connection with an alleged case of police atrocity in Allahabad.

The Commission sought a report from Director General of Police (UP) and Senior Superintendent of Police (Allahabad) within four weeks.

According to report, the NHRC spokesperson said, a constable gave a severe beating to a fruit vendor when he expressed his inability to pay a bribe of Rs 50 to him. The incident took place in front of City Railway Station in Allahabad.

Refused Rs 50 as bribe, constable runs over man

The NHRC issued notices to Uttar Pradesh Police in connection with an alleged case of police atrocity in Allahabad.

"The Commission took cognizance of this incident on the basis of a media report, forwarded by a complainant, carrying a photograph wherein the constable is trying to run over the victim under his motorcycle thereby subjecting him to torture," the spokesperson said.

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