UP cop cries his heart out over poor quality of mess food | Video goes viral
Uttar Pradesh: A video of a constable bursting into tears over the "poor" quality food provided by the mess at the police lines in Firozabad has gone massively viral on social media platforms. In the clip that surfaced online on Wednesday, Constable Manoj Kumar was seen staging a protest with a plate of food from the mess.
Kumar was also heard referring to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's promise to give Rs 1,875 separately for provisions of nutritious food for police constables.
The video garnered millions of views and has prompted reactions from people on the microblogging site, Twitter, with many questioning the state government over the poor diet of the state's police forces.
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The public reaction also prompted the department to order an inquiry. Taking note of the issue, Senior Superintendent of Police Ashish Tiwari has ordered an inquiry.
The SSP said the matter has been noted and Circle Officer (City) Abhishek Srivastava has been asked to probe the quality of food provided by the mess. The official added that 15 cases were pending against the constable, including indiscipline and remaining absent from duty, and Circle Officer, Police Lines, Hira Lal Kanaujia has been asked to probe them.
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