Inspector, ASI suspended, lawyers demand arrest
: A Police Inspector and Assistant Sub Inspector, who were accused of harassing a lawyer who allegedly committed suicide here, have been suspended.
Jaipur: A Police Inspector and Assistant
Sub Inspector, who were accused of harassing a lawyer who
allegedly committed suicide here, have been suspended.
Bhopal Singh Bhati (former SHO - Murlipura police
station) and Shankar Lal (ASI- Murlipura police station) were
suspended last night, the police said on Thursday.
Murlidhar Yadav, who was a practicing lawyer of a session
court here, allegedly committed suicide by jumping into a well
near Samod in the district.
He was allegedly being harassed by Bhati and Lal in
connection with a case which was lodged against Yadav at the
Murlipura police station.
Following recovery of the body yesterday, thousands of
lawyers protested on roads near session and high court and
demanded immediate arrest of the accused. They also damaged a
police vehicle and created unruly scene on the city roads for
over five hours.
The Rajasthan high court also ordered a CBI probe into
the matter on the same day (yesterday) when Bar association of
the high court filed a petition.
On the other hand, thousands of lawyers continued boycott
of work here for second consecutive day today demanding arrest
of the accused Inspector and ASI.
Kapil Mathur, a representative of Bar Association of
Rajasthan High Court Jaipur, said that they will resume work
after both of the accused are arrested.
Laxman Singh of session court also echoed the same