8 police suspended in Saturday`s on court gang-battle in Jharkhand

Eight police personnel have been suspended on charges of dereliction of duty in connection with Saturday`s fight between two rival gangs at the court premises here, police said on Monday.

PTI| Last Updated: May 26, 2014, 20:51 PM IST

Jamshedpur: Eight police personnel have been suspended on charges of dereliction of duty in connection with Saturday`s fight between two rival gangs at the court premises here, police said on Monday.

"We have suspended eight police personnel yesterday in connection with the incident," Senior SP Amol V Homkar, who had Homkar had visited the court premises again on Sunday to review the security arrangement there, said.
The suspension was effected following the departmental probe, he said.

Earlier on Saturday, some miscreants allegedly having allegiance with a rival gang made an abortive attempt to eliminate a notorious criminal, Akhilesh Singh, when he along with supporters came to the court to surrender after a two-month parole to attend his ailing father.

The supporters of Singh had caught hold of one of the attacker Sarbjit Singh and thrashed him badly.

Police had arrested two other accomplice of Sarbjit and recovered arms and ammunition while a woman was also been detained for interrogation in this regard.