After a preliminary inquiry, both were placed under suspension.The video showed the home guard breaking the dome light and indicators on the bike’s front with his lathi in front of watching passersby.
Police sources said the video was believed to be about three days old and the incident may have occurred on Wednesday and Thursday.
The policeman did not stop hitting the vehicle even when the owner arrived at the spot.
With the help of the footage, police identified the home guard as Mohan while the SSI was identified as Hari Babu attached to the Fort police station.
A senior officer claimed that the rider came to the spot to buy ganja and that the policemen, who were on patrol, had warned him against frequenting the place.When contacted, senior officers said a probe as to why the personnel damaged the bike was underway.
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