UP cop dies during physical ability test



Azamgarh: A police personnel died and 10 others fainted during a physical ability test for the post of sub-inspector here Wednesday, the third such incident in Uttar Pradesh this month.

Eleven personnel fainted while participating in a 10 km run at police lines this morning, Senior Superintendent of Police Bhagwan Swaroop said.

The jawans were taken to the district hospital where 37-year-old Ali Suzma died, the SSP said, adding three personnel have been referred to Varanasi in a serious condition.

The run was organised as part of the SI rank examination in Uttar Pradesh Police.

This is the third such incident of police personnel fainting during a physical ability test in the district.

On July 21, 30 policemen had fainted due to extreme heat in the district while undergoing the test for the post of sub-inspector in Uttar Pradesh.

A policeman had died on July 20 while appearing for the physical test in Meerut.

PTI