STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

2 cops suspended after history sheeter ends life

Published: 08th July 2013 10:32 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th July 2013 10:32 AM   |  A+A-

Two ID party constables have been suspended after Afroze Khan, a history sheeter, who had made a suicide bid at the police station two days ago over the alleged cops’ harassment, died in a hospital in Hyderabad on Saturday night.

A history sheet was opened against Khan, (27), in 2004 and the police had been harassing Khan in some way or other since then, his family members alleged, adding that the cops used to summon him to the police station frequently.

According to sources, two days ago, Khan was taken to police station by two ID party constables--Md Siraj Khan and Md.  Zameer-- in relation to a case. Khan then came out of the police station and consumed poison. The cops soon rushed him to the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) Government Hospital where the doctors referred him to a government hospital in Hyderabad.  Khan died in Hyderabad while undergoing treatment on Saturday night.

After his body arrived at Adilabad, his family members staged a protest in front of the One Town police station on Saturday late night alleging that Khan committed suicide owing to the harassment by the cops.

Following the protest, DSP K Lathamadhuri and SP SS Tripathy visited the spot and assured the family members of justice.

It is learnt that the DSP and SP recommended the suspension of the  two ID Party constables on Sunday and Karimnagar DIG R Bheema Naik issued the suspension letters.

Stay up to date on all the latest Andhra Pradesh news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp