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WATCH: Bizarre fitness test for police constables in Uttarakhand

A Bizarre Fitness Test Conducted By The Uttarakhand Police Has Sparked Controversy In The State. The Overweight Constables Were Made To Carry Their Seniors On Their Back As Part Of The Fitness Test.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Bindiya Bhatt | Updated on: 27 Jan 2016, 10:50:51 PM


A bizarre fitness test conducted by the Uttarakhand Police has sparked controversy in the state. The overweight constables were made to carry their seniors on their back as part of the fitness test.

The overweight policemen in Uddham Singh Nagar District were summoned to the police lines in Rudrapur last Sunday. They went through some physical tests in presence of the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP).

During the tests, an overweight constable was ordered to take a round of the ground while carrying a senior official on his back. The images and video of the incident have gone viral on the social media. Meanwhile, Uttarakhand DGP BS Sidhu has ordered a probe in the case.

"We have started a probe in this case. We have the visuals of the incident as it was done in the presence of the media. Therefore, appropriate action would be taken in this regard," he said.

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First Published : 27 Jan 2016, 10:41:00 PM