Cops ask Chennai duo to do 'Thoppukaranam' for violating lockdown
| Thursday | 26th March, 2020
By Express News ServiceCHENNAI: Police officers in mufti asked a duo to perform "Thoppukaranam" (sit-ups) for stepping out of their house on Wednesday afternoon at Mint Street in North Chennai.
The issue came to light after a video of the incident recorded by local residents started doing rounds on social media.
Earlier today, many people including journalists had taken to Twitter to condemn such instances.
In a visual taken using a mobile camera by onlookers at the place on Wednesday, police were seen thrashing everyone, who tried to cross the traffic junction on two-wheelers, particularly on their back.
The visual shows that police trying to beat a milk delivery man, who escapes the assault by a whisker.
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