Conduct departmental inquiry in illegal detention case:UPHRC

Taking cognisance of an illegal detention of a man, the Uttar Pradesh Human Rights Commission (UPHRC) has directed the police to conduct a departmental inquiry against three police officers, including a circle officer.

Lucknow: Taking cognisance of an illegal
detention of a man, the Uttar Pradesh Human Rights Commission (UPHRC) has directed the police to conduct a departmental
inquiry against three police officers, including a circle
officer, officials said here Friday.

"The UPHRC has issued the direction after Mainpuri
police illegally detained Jai Kumar Rathore for two years in
2008," he said.
The Commission directed the Inspector General of
Police to submit its report within 30 days. It also asked the
IGP to issue stern warning to the Superintendent of Police and
Circle Officer for their callous attitude.
The officers against whom inquiry has been ordered
included--Circle officer K D Singh, SHO city police station
Surender Singh and Sub-Inspector Anoop Yadav.

PTI

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