Three policemen suspended over lockup death

Three policemen, including a circle police inspector, were suspended from service today in connection with an alleged lockup death at Gol Gumbaz police station here.

Bijapur: Three policemen, including a
circle police inspector, were suspended from service today in
connection with an alleged lockup death at Gol Gumbaz police
station here.

G P Badgi, the inspector, and A H Halkavde and B H
Kashinkunti, both sub-inspectors, were suspended for showing
"negligence in their duty" following the death of Raffiq
Mulla, 24, who allegedly committed suicide yesterday in the
lockup by hanging himself from the window sill, a police
statement said.

They were suspended by the in charge Superintendent of
Police, S F Trasgar.

A disciplinary inquiry had also been ordered against the
trio, Trasgar said in the statement.

The case has been handed over to Criminal Investigation
Department (CID).

PTI

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