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Mumbai Traffic Policemen suspended after viral video of towing car of breastfeeding woman

Mumbai Traffic Policemen suspended after viral video of towing car of breastfeeding woman
Written by Shilpi Gupta

The two traffic police constables suspended after the video got viral of towing a car of women seated inside along with her infant on Saturday. The woman was feeding her seven-year-old baby while sitting in the rear seat and the police constables reportedly towed the car without asking her. Following the incident, Amitesh Kumar, the Joint Commissioner of Mumbai Police has directed traffic DCP to begin an investigation into the case. The senior police officers directed the traffic police to visit the incident spot and file an inquiry report.  The video of the incident went viral on the social media on Saturday, while the incident was occurred on the S.V. Road, in Malad (West), on Friday evening.

Jyoti, the woman inside the car said that “Policemen towing the car did not even once ask me to get down, even when I told them that I am breastfeeding my baby they still did not stop.”

Mumbai police took immediate action after the video went viral on social media the suspend the policemen and the inquiry is pending. Amitesh Kuma said,”It will be dealt with appropriately and sternly after the preliminary report is received within 24 hours. It has been noticed that the safety of woman and child was endangered in the incident. Hence, pending inquiry, the constable has been placed under suspension.”

 

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