SAHARANPUR: Two teenagers in Saharanpur area of Utter Pradesh died after police refused to shift them to the hospital in the patrolling vehicle, just to avoid blood stains.
The youth got badly hurt in a road crash and needed immediate care.
The patrolling party luckily reached the spot in time but refused to transport injured because they did not want blood stains in their car.
Saharanpur: 2 youth dead after their bike rammed into an electric pole & they fell into a canal. Police say, ”on reaching the spot Police officials refused to take victims for medical help.” A video of the incident has also surfaced & Police is taking disciplinary action on it. pic.twitter.com/tqPxGvlr3p
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Saharanpur police have launched an inquiry against them.
Police swung into action when a video, showing two bloodied men lying on a pavement with a bystander pleading with the police officers for help, went viral on social media.
According to BBC, Uttar Pradesh recently expanded its fleet of patrol cars as part of plans to improve its emergency services.