The cop, Intezar Ali, a Sub-Inspector rank officer posted at Ramala police station had been suspended for lack of discipline on October 20.
District police chief Abhishek Singh cited the police manual saying Intezar Ali was served many notices but he did not comply and continued with a long beard in a breach of discipline
The incident occurred on September 27 and a case has been registered into this matter.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath condoled Sanjay Khokhar's death and directed officials to initiate action against the guilty within 24 hours.
The deceased Rishipal (42), a resident of Bassi village in Baghpat, was killed in the fight with a rival group led by Bablu Kashyap, who is undergoing life imprisonment.