Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police ordered Saturday an inquiry after a 28-second video of a police gypsy vehicle being used for distribution of food packets and water bottles at a BJP rally in Anantnag parliamentary constituency went viral. The video lasts for 28 seconds. The rally was addressed by BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav.
The driver of the vehicle, which the police said was deployed for ferrying escort personnel of a protected person, has been attached and the gypsy has been withdrawn.
“Today a video surfaced on social media wherein one police vehicle is seen being utilised for distribution of food items in a political party rally in Anantnag. The vehicle in question was deployed for ferrying escort personnel of a protected person,” a police spokesman said.
“The vehicle has been withdrawn from the said protected person and driver of the vehicle has been attached. An inquiry into the matter has been ordered under the rules,” added the official.