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Watch: Two constables brutally assault each other in Lucknow

In a new blow for law and order, two Lucknow policemen were captured on video brutally assaulting each other with lathis in full public view in Lucknow.

Video footage shows two PAC constables bleeding profusely after hitting each other with lathis outside the Indira Gandhi Pratishthan.

TV grab. IBN7

TV grab. IBN7

The policemen were posted on VVIP duty outside a venue where Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was addressing a business conference of the Indian Industries Association.

The incident took place just after Yadav left the venue.

"Both PAC constables who were involved in the clash in Lucknow have been arrested.Strict action will be taken," Inspector General Raj Kumar Vishvakarma said.

The reason why the incident took place is unclear and a probe has been ordered.