Custodial death: CB-CID asked to arrest policemen

Last Updated: Friday, August 5, 2011 - 22:16

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has
given permission to the CB-CID to arrest five policemen,
including an Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP), in
connection with a two-year old custodial death case in
Barabanki district.

The government has given permission to arrest ASP Ajay
Pratap Singh, deputy SP Dharmendra Singh, then SO of
Jahangirabad Anand Singh and two constables Putani
Lal and Harish Chandra, Secretary (Home) Sandeep Salunke told
reporters here.

Singh along with other four other policemen had been
indicted by the CB-CID in the custodial death of a petrol pump
employee, Sushil Verma, in 2009.

The government had already given permission for the
prosecution of the ASP.

Ajay Pratap Singh, who has been made accused in the case
by the CB-CID during his posting in Barabanki district, had
taken one day leave in June first week this year and is
missing from the duty since then, official sources said.

PTI



First Published: Friday, August 5, 2011 - 22:16

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