MP cop removed from duty after ‘wife-beating’ video goes viral | India News

BHOPAL: Purshottam Sharma, a DG-rank officer in Madhya Pradesh, used to be got rid of from his publish after a stunning video of him allegedly hitting his spouse went viral.
Leader minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday stated, “He (Sharma) has been relieved of his accountability. If any person in crucial place commits any illegal act or takes the legislation in his arms, motion can be taken, regardless of who the individual is. Motion can be taken.”
The video of Sharma punching his spouse and pinning her at the flooring, pronouncing he used to be attacked with scissors, surfaced on social media round middle of the night on Sunday. On Monday, every other video surfaced appearing Sharma’s spouse it seems that discovering him in the home of every other lady, which is claimed to be the cause for the violence that adopted on the IPS officer’s house.

The spouse has now not filed a criticism and the management stated it will probably take motion simplest when any person does. Madhya Pradesh house minister Narottam Mishra advised newshounds that he has watched the video. “If a criticism is filed, we will be able to see,” he stated on Monday morning.
Later within the day, Sharma used to be got rid of as public prosecution director, and requested to give an explanation for why motion shouldn’t be taken towards him. “Your illegal process and home violence towards your spouse are, prima facie, noticed within the two viral movies relating to you. Give an explanation for why disciplinary motion shouldn’t be taken towards you,” says the awareness issued to Sharma.
The primary video is claimed to were posted on social media through the couple’s son, an source of revenue tax deputy commissioner, who additionally reportedly filed a criticism with Mishra.
Sharma has now not denied the authenticity of the video, however says it used to be a ‘scuffle in self-defence’. The 4.47 minute-long clip displays the couple’s puppy canine working across the room and barking furiously whilst two different males take a look at time and again to interfere.
Sharma, a 1986-batch IPS officer, stated it used to be his private subject. “I’ve finished the entirety that I may just to stay my circle of relatives united and I’m nonetheless seeking to type out problems. However, if my spouse and son suppose I’ve finished one thing flawed, they are able to document a criticism,” he advised TOI.
Bhopal ADG Upendra Jain stated: “We’ve got now not won any criticism from any person at the subject.” In 2008, Sharma’s spouse had filed a criticism, accusing him of atrocities. Sharma retorted on Monday: “If in any respect she had an issue, why used to be she silent for 12 years?”
Taking suo motu cognisance, state ladies’s fee chairperson Shobha Ounces suggested the federal government to take strict motion and sign in a case towards the IPS officer. “If the ones tasked with making sure legislation and order violate it, and a video of such an incident is going viral, the federal government needn’t stay up for a criticism to do so,” she stated.