UP Govt orders CID probe into death of duo in police custody

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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