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SHO suspended as locals hold protest over salesman`s murder

PTI | Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 13:32

Varanasi: A Station House Officer in the district has been suspended as locals held protest, demanding his removal after a salesman of a jewellery shop here was shot dead by unidentified attackers.

Chowk police station SHO Harinath Tripathi was suspended by Superintendent of Police Rajesh Modak yesterday after protests against the murder of the salesman, police said today.

The locals were protesting against the killing and demanded suspension of the SHO in the area.

Unidentified attackers had shot dead Hare Krishnan Aggarwal (39), a salesman in a jewellery shop in Sudia-Hundi, in Chowk area on January 16.

First Published: Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 13:32
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