The bizarre solution seems to have worked too!
The incident took place at Manchenahalli police station in the Chikballapur district of Karnataka six months ago, but the video surfaced only recently, according to The New Indian Express.
The police were trying to extract information from a certain Chigadgere Praveen gang, all under-trials, who were allegedly involved in various crimes including murders.
A co-accused then told the police that a member of the gang, Gnana Prathap, would spill the beans if he was in a good mood, like he used to be in during visits to discotheques in Bengaluru.
So, music was arranged inside the police station, and Prathap was made to dance, and it is reported that he actually revealed all information.
Here's the video: