Four cops suspended for misbehaving with Israeli woman

Four cops suspended for misbehaving with Israeli woman

Superintendent of Police Dr P Raja has suspended four police constables on the charges of misbehaving and sexually harassing an Israeli woman, who had come for a Hampi tour.

Drivers Amruth and Adesh of traffic police station, Rajesh Gowli of town station and Revappa of rural station are the suspended policemen. Home Guards personnel Shivu and Yankappa have also been suspended for abetting them.

The incident occurred on March 7 when the police constables had gone to a reservoir in Sanapur in the district on a picnic in uniform.

After having meals they spent some time with the foreigners there. Later, they took selfies with an Israeli young woman using their mobile phones and misbehaved with her. The other foreigners, who had come with her, rescued her from them. The woman left the scene and brought the incident to the notice of the owner of the accommodation where she had stayed. He immediately informed the matter to the police. Rural ASI Nagaraj had voluntarily registered a complaint in this regard.

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