Chandigarh, August 21, 2023: As per media reports, a Jharkhand Police officer can be seen in video calling singer Sidhu Moosewala a ‘terrorist’, the video has gone viral on social media platform X.
The video, of Jharkhand’s capital Jamshedpur, shows a cop reprimanding two bike-borne men, for not wearing helmets. The bike, apparently, has a sticker of the deceased singer, seeing which, the cop calls him a ‘terrorist’.
The cop can be seen saying, “And you consider him an idol, Sidhu Moosewala, who is a terrorist. Second, you both don’t have helmets,” to the two men.
According to the news published in The Tribune, the video has received”more than 43,000 views within hours of being posted. Netizens have criticised the cop for calling the singer a ‘terrorist’.
Commenting on the video, an X user said, “Who is this cop?? What proof he has Sidhu mossewala is a terrorist??? Need to file a defamation case for terming an innocent person as terrorist without any proof.”
Another tweeted, “Sidhu musewala an Indian world popular singer. Shouldn’t have used that kind of word for him. I know jsr police will definitely take action jai hind.”
The rising criticism seems to have been brought to the knowledge of the Jamshedpur police. Reacting to the viral video, the Jamshedpur police tweeted, “An enquiry has been initiated. Proper action will be taken against the erring officer. For your kind information.”