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A 55-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attacking an emergency worker in the UK city of Leicester. British Police has given information about this. British Police said that this action has been taken on the basis of viral video on social media. It shows an altercation between a group of men and women of Indian origin and a police officer, allegedly during Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in the city of Leicester.
Leicestershire Police said the man was detained on Monday evening and released after questioning. In fact, earlier a video had gone viral on social media, in which it was claimed that a priest was misbehaved by a police officer during the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in Leicester. The more than a minute long video was shared by Hindu group Insight UK on Twitter (formerly Twitter) on Tuesday.
Hindu group Insight UK identified the policeman in the video as Adam Ahmed of Leicester Police. It was also said that the officer misbehaved with peaceful Hindu devotees.
At the same time, the police has now said that its officers have contacted people to gather details of the incident. Leicestershire Police said in a statement: “We can confirm that a 55-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assaulting an emergency worker on Belgrave Road, Leicester, on September 18.
He said that some inquiries had to be made regarding permission to take out the procession. So officials had contacted the organizer to gather details. During this time an incident took place, where the person was arrested. Now this is a matter of investigation.