In India’s Bihar, 4 accused made to push out-of-fuel police car that was taking them to court
A top official said an investigation will be launched into the incident and action will be taken against the guilty.
Four accused push a police car that ran out of fuel while taking them to court in the eastern Indian state of Bihar on February 4, 2024. (Picture: X screengrab)
A VIDEO of a bizarre incident from the eastern Indian state of Bihar went viral on Sunday (4) when four individuals, all accused of consuming alcohol in the dry state, were made to push a police vehicle after it ran out of fuel in the city of Bhagalpur.
The four men were being taken to a court for hearing in the same vehicle.
The vehicle, a Scorpio manufactured by Indian company Mahindra, came to a halt near the city’s Kachari Chowk as its fuel tank became empty. The police officers accompanying the accused then asked them to push the vehicle to the side of the road. They pushed it for around 500 metres.
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In the video that went viral, the accused were seen with ropes tied around their waist and pushing the vehicle under the guidance of a police officer.
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In India, it is still a common practice in many parts for policemen tying ropes around the waist or wrist of petty criminals before taking them to court.
A top police officer said an investigation will be launched into the incident and action will be taken against the guilty.