The Particular Operations Group (SOG) of Rajasthan Police arrested a Rajasthan Police Service (RPS) officer, who was suspended after an obscene video purportedly displaying a lady constable and her minor youngster in a compromising place with him went viral.
The officer, HL Saini, was posted as a circle officer, Beawar, whereas the constable was posted to Jaipur. Saini was arrested on Thursday evening from a resort in Udaipur. He has been delivered to Jaipur and SOG has begun an investigation.
Director common of police ML Lather stated the police took suo motu cognizance of the video being circulated on social media and arrested Saini . A case was registered on the cybercrime station of SOG.
The police have lodged a case underneath Safety of Youngsters from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and Data Know-how Act. The girl constable was not arrested as she was along with her youngster. She will likely be arrested later, stated an official aware of the developments.
The video clip purportedly confirmed Saini in a compromising place with the constable in a swimming pool. The policewoman’s six-year-old son was additionally within the pool with them.
Hindustan Instances has not independently verified the authenticity of the video.
Saini has reportedly claimed that the video is doctored.
In the meantime, the Superintendent of Police, Nagaur, has additionally despatched the station home officer of Chitawa police station to the police traces as he allegedly didn’t take motion on the grievance filed by the constable’s husband.
A Nagaur police officer stated the husband of the lady constable had despatched a grievance to the SP’s workplace by means of put up in opposition to his spouse and Saini on August 10, nearly two months after the incident reportedly occurred. The SP forwarded the grievance to the Chitawa police station SHO with route to take motion. The officer stated the SHO didn’t take any motion.
In line with the constable’s husband, on July 13, he noticed that his spouse posted a video (Whatsapp standing) wherein she and Saini might be seen in a swimming pool in a compromising place. In his grievance, he stated Saini touched his son inappropriately in entrance of his spouse and that constituted a criminal offense in opposition to the minor.
An official at police headquarters stated a departmental inquiry has been initiated in opposition to all three — Saini, the constable, and the SHO.
The Rajasthan State Fee for Safety of Youngster Rights has taken cognizance of the matter and sought a report in three days from the state police.