Uttar Pradesh police officals beat transgenders with lathi in Meerut on Monday. Photo/ANI
Uttar Pradesh police officals beat transgenders with lathi in Meerut on Monday. Photo/ANI

UP: Transgenders beaten with lathis by police in Meerut

ANI | Updated: Jun 10, 2019 22:24 IST

Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 10 (ANI): Police lathicharged a group of transgenders after they allegedly created ruckus inside Lalkurti police station here on Monday.
A video clip of the incident shows policemen thrashing transgenders with their lathis.
The Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Meerut said, "Transgenders misbehaved inside police station premises so force was used to control them."
The SSP added that "If the force used was more than required then a probe will be conducted."
According to reports two groups of transgenders got embroiled in a verbal spat that escalated and police who were called in brought the transgenders to the police station where they allegedly created ruckus. (ANI)

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