Peru cop stops woman for violation, lets her off after kiss&
- The cop had intercepted the woman as she was violating pandemic guidelines.
- The woman allegedly persuaded him to not fine her for the violation in return for a kiss.
- Peru authorities placed the cop under suspension after a local TV channel released a video of the incident.
In a shocking incident of gross dereliction of duty, a police officer in Peru was caught on camera letting off a woman, ignoring pandemic guidelines, fine in return for a lip kiss.
The incident happened in Miraflores Boardwalk in Peru’s Lima. After a local TV channel released the video of the cop mashing lips with the offender, authorities immediately flared up in action and placed him under suspension, pending a probe.
Video shows cop kissing woman
In the video, the officer and the woman can be seen standing between two parked cars on the roadside. It appears that the officer is trying to note down the details of the woman to slap a fine on her for breaching pandemic guidelines. Meanwhile, she tries to persuade him to let her off the fine in return for a kiss. Moments later, the two begin to kiss each other.
“Our mayor Luis Molina has taken the decision to suspend this officer immediately… There are several infringements. The young woman disrespects social distancing rules and he allows it… Then he takes off his mask to give her a kiss… This action by itself is a very serious one and that’s why he’s been suspended,” a report by Daily Mail quoted district citizen security in-charge Ibero Rodriguez as saying.
Meanwhile, a court in Gujarat’s in Junagadh district has directed the police to register a case against five cops who allegedly thrashed a man for not putting on a face mask in public amid the pandemic situation.
The court ordered, on Wednesday, that an FIR be registered against a sub-inspector and four other personnel of Vanthali police station under sections 323, 324, 506 and 114 of the IPC, and relevant sections of the Gujarat Police Act.
One Adil Chauhan was mercilessly beaten up by the police on September 25, 2020 after he was caught for not wearing a mask. Chauhan said that he had approached the Junagadh SP seeking action against the cops but no action was taken. Following this, he approached the court.