Guna- In a shocking act of alleged high-handedness committed by the officials of the excise department in Guna, Madhya Pradesh, a young man was brutally beaten up. The victim, Abhishek Jain, a shop owner of electronic gadgets, reported the case at the Cantt police station. There was a report of the incident, and a first information report was filed, and the police proceeded to investigate the case.

According to the information obtained, the reported incident happened inside the police station premises that fall under the jurisdiction of the Cantt police station. According to the report, the victim’s best friend, Abhishek Jain, was friends with Aditya Singh Chauhan, who leveled the following allegations against his friend. He stated that someone had been bullying Abhishek for weeks. I could never turn down the person who invited me to the registry office and introduced himself as Abhishek. It was organised by Abhishek with two of his friends. Where one of his friends was Aditya, and it was at the location they agreed to meet.

This is the order that Aditya described: when they arrived, two policemen of the excise department attempted to beat Abhishek – the two friends were immediately pushed aside. They beat him up some more and pushed him into a room where the beating was continued. Aditya suspected the officials must have received some news from that man who called Abhishek for a meeting where he was violently attacked. He informed the court that Abhishek suffered cuts on his head and face in an attempt to grab him.

Presently, the Cantt police have lodged FIR against two officials of the excise department and another man under different sections of IPC, including sections 294 IPC involving intoxicating act, 323 IPC involving causing hurt voluntarily, 506 IPC involving criminal intimidation, and section 34 IPC involving criminal act done by several individuals. The police are still working on establishing the actual details that led to it and the reasons behind the attack.

The action has elicited a lot of anger among the locals, with many calling for the state excise department officials to use their authority erratically. From the given case, one can infer that consistent corrupt practices and abuse of power still run rampant in some governmental agencies. The local authorities have reacted by promising to investigate the particular case to the best of their abilities to ensure that the perpetrators of such acts are apprehended and to prevent any repetition of similar events.