Five cops suspended over custodial death
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Last Updated: Saturday, March 24, 2012, 21:34
Shimoga: An Inspector and four constables were placed under suspension in connection with a custodial death in the city, police said on Saturday.

Ifran (28) of Azad Nagar, who was taken into custody in a theft case, died while being shifted to hospital yesterday and the incident triggered protests by relatives.

Relatives also staged dharna in front of the police station demanding action against those responsible for the death. His father lodged a complaint over his son's death in police custody.

Shimoga Superintendent of Police Raman Gupta constituted a high-level committee to investigate the cause of death and ordered suspension of the five police personnel who were on duty, yesterday.


First Published: Saturday, March 24, 2012, 21:34

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