15 Madhya Pradesh police officials suspended over Holi revelry

Superintendent of Police Dr. Ashish said that he ordered the suspensions late on Wednesday night.

Published: 16th March 2017 04:52 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th March 2017 04:52 PM   |  A+A-

Videograb of MP police drinking inside the police station during Holi revelry | ANI

By IANS

GWALIOR: The Madhya Pradesh Police has suspended 15 officials for inappropriate behaviour after their drunken Holi revelry inside a police station here went viral on the social media.

Superintendent of Police Dr. Ashish told IANS that he ordered the suspensions late on Wednesday night. 

The suspended officials include two assistant sub-inspectors and 13 constables who were seen dancing and drinking inside the Purani Chhawani Police Station here.

The video showed some of the officials in their uniforms, while the rest were in plainclothes. 

The state police celebrated Holi on Tuesday, a day after the festival as on Monday they were on duty to ensure that there were no law and order problems during the celebrations.

The video went viral on Wednesday.

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