15 MP Police officials suspended over Holi revelry

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    IANS | Gwalior

    March 16, 2017 | 04:23 PM
Holi revelry

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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 Ashish said 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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