UP Govt orders CID probe into death of duo in police custody
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Last Updated: Wednesday, February 17, 2010, 22:12
  
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a CB-CID probe into the death of two persons in police custody in Allahabad, home department sources said here on Wednesday.

"A CB-CID probe has been ordered by the government following allegation that two persons detained by police in Allahabad died after being tortured," they said.

Allahabad police on Sunday had arrested Sanjay Nishad, Devanand Goswami, Mukesh Nishad and Ashok Nishad after an encounter in which a constable was also injured.

Later, Sanjay and Ashok died in police custody at Ghurpur police station, after which a case was registered against nine policemen, including two sub-inspectors.

Sub inspectors Vinod Kumar Dubey and Vivekanand Tiwari and constables Anil Singh, Hari Prakash Rai, Surendra Dubey, Devendra Singh, Harendranath Singh, Shailendra Bahadur Singh and Ashok Kumar Yadav were also placed under suspension.

PTI


First Published: Wednesday, February 17, 2010, 22:12


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