Six MP cops suspended for ‘suicide’ of suspect in police custody

  • PTI, Shajapur
  • Updated: Dec 08, 2015 23:30 IST

Half a dozen policemen, including three assistant sub-inspectors (ASI), were on Tuesday suspended in connection with alleged suicide of an accused in lock-up.

Superintendent of Police (SP) Anil Sharma issued suspension orders of these policemen posted in Kalapipal Police Station near here, an official said.

Sanjeev Maron, Nirmal Tigga and Ramesh Chand Yadav - all ASIs - Head Constable Subhash Patel, Constables Anand Gurjar and Om Prakash Patel were placed under suspension on charge of dereliction of duty, said Shujalpur Sub-Divisional Officer of Police (SDOP) D K Jain.

A probe is also going on in the matter which is being conducted by Judicial Magistrate (First Class) Shivlal Kevat, he said.

A 34-year-old man, arrested in an abetment of suicide case, allegedly hanged himself in lock-up at Kalapipal Police Station, nearly 85 kms away from Shajapur, on Monday evening.

Sunil Lodhi, a resident of Dhabla Dheer village, was found hanging from an end of a ventilator inside the lock up, police had said.

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