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Video: Dalit Woman Beaten By Cop In Public In Bihar; Police Issues Clarification

The video widely shared on social platforms depicts a Police officer, in uniform, striking the woman with a stick while onlookers watch the incident.

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Dalit woman beaten by a cop in public in Bihar
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A Dalit woman was beaten up allegedly by a police officer, identified as Raj Kishore Singh, in Sitamarhi, Bihar. The incident, which took place in public view, has raised concerns after a video went viral on social media.

The video widely shared on social platforms depicts Singh, in uniform, striking the woman with a stick while onlookers watch the incident.

Sitamarhi Police has responded to the incident, announcing a probe into the matter. According to their statement, the police action was taken to intervene in a street altercation between two women.

Vinod Kumar, Sub-divisional Police Officer (SDPO), addressed the issue in a video statement, linking the incident to the kidnapping of a girl. 

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He explained, "The girl was rescued, but the two sides visited the police station and engaged in a fight among themselves outside. This led to a traffic jam on the road, and the cop used his baton to disperse the crowd".

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