Murder case against six cops



Basti: A case of murder has been registered against six policemen, including a then SHO, in connection with the death of a sub-inspector last year, a police officer said here on Wednesday.

Sub-Inspector Manoj Singh died following gunshot injuries in Nagar Police Station here on May 19 last year. Police had then described it as a case of suicide.

Singh's wife Manisha had alleged he was murdered and demanded lodging of an FIR against the then SHO Tribhuvan Prasad.

A case of murder had been registered yesterday against Prasad, sub-inspector J P Saroj, clerk Jatashanker Tewari and three others, SHO Bhanu Pratap Singh said.

The FIR was filed after intervention of senior police officers, he said.

PTI