A head constable was beaten blue and black by the public at Vadodara, Gujarat on Wednesday. Two other constables who came to the rescue of their colleague was also not spared. Santilal Parmar, a head constable stopped a bike rider and asked him to crease his palm. But the bike rider did not give any bribe and rode on. The angered cop threw his lathi on the bike rider. The bike rider lost his balance and fell down. Then the public who gathered there, beat the head constable and the other two constables severely.
The police gave a different version to this story. The cops say that the bike rider was riding with two others. As triple riding on a bike is a punishable offense, the police tried to stop them. But the bike rider did not stop. He went a little distance and fell down. The police say they take action against those, who attacked them.