The body of KS Malik, the police official, who was shot dead by his subordinate in Tikamgarh on Monday afternoon, was brought to Jabalpur on Tuesday.
His wife Arnima Malik said her husband had received threat after he took action against gamblers. Also, she was livid with the police department and said there was no response to her phone calls. "As soon as I got to know about the incident, I called the police control room at Tikamgarh and requested that the call should be forwarded to an officer but there was no response".
"Later, an inspector from Tikamgarh, called up and asked me to take the body," she said while talking to journalists at her residence here. "My husband shared everything and had told me about the threat he received after seizing cash from gamblers. The raid was conducted in the area which fell in the jurisdiction of the town inspector," she said.
"My husband had apprised the SP about the behaviour of the inspector after the raid," she said. "My husband was so generous that he even gave money to the mother and child of an accused who came to our house as they had nothing to eat". Arnima further said her husband had grievances with the 'system' (police).
"I have a complaint to make to the Prime Minister and the chief minister. The policy of transferring officers is not good as officers are shifted and have to live away from their families. They shouldn't be transferred more than 100 km away from the family," she rued. Malik was a deputy superintendent of police (DSP) rank officer who was posted as SDOP at Tikamgarh.