Policemen faint during physical ability test in UP
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Last Updated: Monday, August 08, 2011, 15:50
Sitapur (UP): Three policemen on Monday fainted during a physical ability test for departmental promotion in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

"Amresh Tyagi, Dharmendra Pratap and Sajay Singh fainted while they were trying to complete 10 km race within 75 minutes as part of sub-inspector ranker recruitment examination," they said.

They have been admitted in a local hospital, police said.

Till now, five personnel have died after participating in exam for departmental promotion in the state.

Ghanshyam Yadav and Hari Ram Yadav, who were taken ill while appearing for a physical ability test here, had died on Aug 4.

On July 27, Aliuzma, a constable posted in Varanasi, fainted during physical test in Azamgarh and had died later.

Before that another constable AK Dwivedi had died on July 20 while appearing for the physical test in Meerut and one policeman had also died in Kanpur.


First Published: Monday, August 08, 2011, 15:50

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