A case of try and homicide was registered in opposition to 4 folks, together with a suspended Superintendent of Police and an SHO, following a police grievance lodged by his brother Ravikant, police had stated on Saturday.
- PTI Mahoba
- Last Updated: September 13, 2020, 11:49 PM IST
A dealer, who was shot at beneath mysterious circumstances, succumbed to accidents at a hospital in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur on Sunday, a member of the family stated. Indrakant Tripathi, 44, had sustained a bullet harm on his neck throughout an assault on September 8. His brother Ravikant stated police have preserved the physique for postmortem.
“He was undergoing medical treatment at a hospital in Kanpur. On Sunday, at around 7 pm, he succumbed to injuries,” Ravikant advised PTI.
A case of try and homicide was registered in opposition to 4 folks, together with a suspended Superintendent of Police and an SHO, following a police grievance lodged by Ravikant, police had stated on Saturday.
“Stone trader Indrakant Tripathi was injured after he was allegedly shot at under mysterious circumstances,” Circle Officer Rajkumar Pandey had stated on Saturday.
“On the police complaint lodged by Ravikant, a case has been registered against former SP Mani Lal Patidar, former SHO of Kabrai Police Station Devendra Shukla, Suresh Soni and Brahmadutt under various sections of the IPC, including attempt to murder (307) and Prevention of Corruption Act,” he had stated.
The FIR was registered on Friday and a probe into the matter was underway, Pandey stated, refusing to elaborate additional. According to Ravikant, his brother was discovered injured in his automobile on the Banda-Kabrai street at round 2.30 pm on Tuesday.
He alleged that the suspended SP had demanded a bribe of Rs 6 lakh from his brother and threatened to kill him or ship him to jail in case of non-payment. “My brother uploaded a video on social media on September 7 and 8… after a few hours on Tuesday (September 8), he was found with a bullet injury,” he stated.
Ravikant Tripathi additionally claimed that his household resides in fixed worry and never venturing out of their home. On September 9, Patidar, the then Mahoba SP, was suspended with quick impact by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on corruption expenses.
The chief minister had additionally ordered a vigilance probe into the properties of Patidar. Ballast transporters had accused the SP of demanding cash from them for permitting the transportation of fabric.
“SP Mani Lal Patidar had been illegally demanding money for the running of vehicles engaged in ballast transportation. When his demand was not met, vehicle owners were harassed through the police,” UP Additional Home Secretary Awanish Awasthi had stated in an official assertion.
“Patidar is a member of the All India Service and member of a disciplined force. His work did not only tarnish the image of police administration, but the credibility of the government too was put at stake,” the assertion added.
In the video, Indrakant Tripathi had stated that if he was attacked or killed, Patidar and Suresh Soni needs to be held accountable. Patidar has been connected to the workplace of the UP’s director common of police for the interval of his suspension. Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner of Police Arun Kumar Srivastava from Lucknow Police commissionerate has been posted as the brand new Mahoba SP.
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