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CHENNAI (Web Desk) – A video showing a jail official dancing to loud music in his uniform apparently during duty hours has resulted in his suspension in Tamil Nadu.

P Sankaran is the deputy jailer of Attur sub-jail, NDTV reported.

The suspension order was issued by the Superintendent of the Salem Central Jail, under whose jurisdiction the Attur jail comes.

VIDEO | DISGRACEFUL: Deputy Jailor of Salem prison, Tamil Nadu, suspended after a video of him surfaced dancing in uniform during duty hours.Video courtesy: ANI

Posted by Deccan Chronicle on Thursday, February 11, 2016

The video shows the officer dancing with abandon, holding his cap in one hand. He’s cheered on by four other men, two of them in police uniform. While one man is seen filming the dance with his mobile phone, another appears to be a housekeeping staff, wearing a blue uniform.

Unconfirmed reports say the dance took place in Chennai last month when the officer had come for Republic Day duty.