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Violence in MP Village After Man Dies in Police Custody; CM Orders Transfer of Satna SP

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday ordered shifting of Satna superintendent of police Riyaz Iqbal over the custodial demise and subsequent violence, an official mentioned.

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  • Last Updated: September 28, 2020, 10:04 PM IST

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The demise of a 45-year-old man inside a police station in Narayanpur village in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh triggered violent protests on Monday, with relations of the deceased and villagers alleging that he was shot useless by a drunk police inspector. As the information unfold in regards to the demise of Rajpati Kushwaha, a mob gathered exterior Singhpur police station and hurled stones, prompting the police to resort to lathi cost and to fireside tear gasoline shells.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday ordered shifting of Satna superintendent of police Riyaz Iqbal over the custodial demise and subsequent violence, an official mentioned. Terming the incident and resultant violence unlucky, the CM introduced Rs 10 lakh support for the household of the deceased.






A police official mentioned Singhpur police had picked up Kushwaha on Sunday night time from his home in Narayanpur space, situated 50 kms away from Satna, on suspicion of his involvement in a theft case. “Singhpur police station inspector Vikram Pathak had kept his service revolver on the table (inside the police station). Kushwaha snatched the weapon and shot himself dead,”the SP instructed reporters.

He mentioned Pathak and constable Manish have been suspended and a magisterial inquiry was ordered. Omkar Kushwaha, nephew of the deceased, alleged that his uncle was killed by the police inspector.


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