A sub-inspector from Kota district was suspended on Friday with disciplinary motion initiated towards him in close by Baran district after a video of him sacrificing a goat was criticised on social media, officers mentioned.
A 54-second video of the policeman chopping off the neck of a male goat was tagged on a Twitter deal with two days in the past and other people related to animal welfare organisations claimed that the person within the video was Bhanwar Singh, SHO of Deoli-Manjhi police station in Kota district.
Based on the video, Kota Rural SP Sharad Choudhary had on Thursday ordered an inquiry into the matter to be carried out by Circle Officer (CO) of Sangod Rameshwar Parihar.
On the bases of a preliminary inquiry report, the SHO was suspended and disciplinary motion in addition to registration of case beneath related sections ordered towards him, the SP added.
According to the report, the incident occurred on February 19 when the SHO was on go away to attend the tonsure ceremony of his grandson at his native place beneath Kasbathana police station of Baran district.
A goat was sacrificed that day at a temple in Paradva village beneath Kasbathana space the place the ceremony was organised, the CO mentioned within the inquiry.
However, the SHO of Kasbathana police station Bhagwan Das expressed ignorance on the order and inquiry report towards the suspended SHO until Friday night saying that an investigation into the matter remains to be underway.