[Watch] Bihar Home Guard 'Punished' For Asking For 'Lockdown Pass' From Agricultural Officer

In the video clip, agricultural officer Manoj Kumar and others admonish the jawan as he is seen doing sit-ups as a punishment.

India   |   22 April 2020 10:57 AM GMT / Updated : 2020-04-22T17:07:27+05:30
Writer : Sumanti Sen | Editor : Prateek Gautam
[Watch] Bihar Home Guard Punished For Asking For Lockdown Pass From Agricultural Officer

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A video from Bihar's Araria district that has gone viral, shows a home guard being punished after he asked an agricultural officer for a lockdown pass amid the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19.

In the video clip, agricultural officer Manoj Kumar and others admonish the jawan as he is seen doing sit-ups as a punishment.

While the jawan is wearing a black face cover, the others are not wearing masks.

The jawan had reportedly stopped the agricultural officer and asked for a lockdown pass, following which he was punished. An inquiry has been ordered into the incident.

Several people on social media condemned the incident.



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