Koraput: A video of two cops thrashing a youth in public on charges of smuggling ganja in Baipariguda area has gone viral on social media.
Reportedly, seven persons were trying to peddle ganja to Uttar Pradesh from Odisha on Monday. After a cat-and-mouse chase between them and the cops, police finally caught hold of them near a village and thrashed them mercilessly in public.
The seven persons were taken into custody and 170 kg ganja, 2 cars and a bike was seized from their possession.
Meanwhile, Koraput SP KV Singh has directed Jeypore SDPO to conduct probe into the police excess that was caught on camera.