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Man dies in police custody, four suspended; 26 shifted

JAIPUR: A day after a 26-year-old guy detained in a robbery case allegedly committed suicide inside Ratangarh police station; the Churu police suspended 4 police officers and sent 26 others to line.

The Churu police in its order issued on Thursday suspended head constable Dashrath Singh, Constables Lekh Ram, Virendra Kumar and Birbal Ram with fast impact. Similarly, one sub-inspector (SI), and two Assistant sub-inspectors (ASIs) were amongst 26 police officers sent to the police line.

The police mentioned that one Dinesh, detained by way of Ratangarh police station in case of a petty robbery. “He was taken to the police station for interrogation. A couple of hours later he reportedly hanged himself throughout the police station’s toilet room,” mentioned an professional.

The deceased’s family members had staged protest and demanded a handy guide a rough motion. Late night deliberations were held on the police station to resolve the logjam. The resources mentioned that Bikaner IG Range BL Meena had advisable that motion will have to be taken against the erring police officers.

“There are clear guidelines of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) that all police officers present throughout the station when a custodial loss of life happens must be shunted out. We have complied with the NHRC guidelines,” the professional mentioned, including that a case taking a look to Dinesh’s loss of life is these days under investigation.

“The enquiry has additionally been set-up to probe into the cases of his loss of life whilst we are also quizzing police officers as how a detainee may devote suicide throughout the police station,” mentioned the professional.

The Rajasthan police headquarters had additionally sought a record from Churu police on the topic. The investigation will probably be passed over to a senior professional.

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