Watch: Tamil Nadu Policeman Suspended For Hitting Moving Biker With Stick

Traffic security camera footage from the road shows the police officer wielding a stick and ferociously targeting the man, identified as Rajesh, as the motorcycle passes by him.

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A Tamil Nadu policeman was suspended for hitting a moving motorcyclist on the head.


Chennai:  A police officer in Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari district has been suspended for hitting a moving biker on the head with a stick and injuring him.

Traffic security camera footage from the road shows the police officer wielding a stick and ferociously targeting the man, identified as Rajesh, as the motorcycle passes by him. The policeman strikes the rider who isn't wearing a helmet. The biker manages to maintain his balance races away from the area. The bike is also seen carrying a pillion rider. The incident took place on Thursday.
 
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Another video shows the biker injured after the attack.

Another video apparently shot by a bystander that is being shared widely in the state shows the man bleeding and a gash on his head. Local people are seen roughing up the Sub Inspector, identified as Maria Ackrose, who allegedly hit him.

The district's Superintendent of Police M Durai told NDTV: "We've suspended the SI and investigation is on. The youngster had reportedly provoked the police when he crossed this point earlier. We are probing everything."

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