New Delhi: An electrician who was known as for questioning in a homicide case died beneath suspicious circumstances in police custody, resulting in a protest by locals who allegedly vandalised police autos and attacked cops. Additionally they broken a petroleum pump and overturned an ambulance that was on its technique to choose up a affected person, police sources stated. The demise prompted the authorities to lodge an FIR and droop the SHO of the Nawabganj police station after the incident on Wednesday night time.
Family members of the sufferer and others protested on Thursday, putting the physique on the Gonda-Ayodhya freeway, and demanding instant arrest of these accountable. Additionally they demanded monetary help of Rs 50 lakh to the household of the useless.
The protesters vandalised a minimum of 10 police autos, an official stated.
Superintendent of Police Akash Tomar instructed PTI that Dev Narayan Yadav (22) was delivered to the police station for questioning in a homicide case. Throughout interrogation on Wednesday, his well being all of the sudden deteriorated. He was taken to the district hospital for therapy, the place the physician declared him introduced useless.
He stated on Yadav’s demise, his household created a ruckus and demanded the registration of a case, accusing SHO Tej Pratap Singh of homicide.
On the criticism of the daddy of the useless, the SHO was suspended and a homicide case was registered in opposition to him on Thursday, the SP stated.
Tomar stated on receiving the information of this incident, locals and staff of the electrical energy division, led by former SP MLA Baijnath Dubey, blocked the Gonda-Ayodhya freeway by putting the physique on the highway.
They had been demanding instant arrest of the accused and Rs 50 lakh help to the sufferer’s household.
Police sources stated the protesters attacked the police power who had come to open the site visitors jam.
Round 10 police autos had been broken because of stone pelting. Throughout this, an ambulance passing from there was additionally overturned by the offended protesters.
In line with eyewitnesses, the mob additionally vandalised a petroleum pump situated close by.
In the meantime, District Justice of the Peace Ujjwal Kumar and Superintendent of Police Akash Tomar reached the spot and defined to the protester that an FIR has been registered in opposition to the accused. Following assurance from officers of swift motion, the members of the family agreed to take the physique for cremation round 4 pm.
The SP stated a case has been registered in opposition to those that indulged violence in the course of the protest beneath related sections of the IPC.
Whereas the native administration cleared the freeway after a couple of hours, heavy police power has been deployed within the Nawabganj space, officers stated.
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