WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India
Dec 08, 2018, 10.08 PM
An army personnel accused of killing a police inspector in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr has been detained by UP Police in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore, news reports said Saturday.
According to reports, the soldier in question was handed over to the police by the Rashtriya Rifles; further investigation is underway. The development followed the transfer of two cops earlier in the day.
A police team was sent to Jammu to nab the suspected armyman, Jeetu Fauji, a senior officer told news agency PTI.
Two people, including an inspector, were killed in clashes that broke out over an alleged incident of cow slaughter in Uttar Pradesh Bulandshahr on December 3, news agency PTI reported.
Additional Director General (ADG) Intelligence SB Shiradkar had Friday submitted a report on the violence.
Dharmendra Malik,brother of army jawan named in #Bulandshar FIR:My brother is being trapped in some conspiracy,he's not involved in the killing of Inspector. I've evidence to prove that my brother wasn't present at the site where the incident took place. I request CM to help me. pic.twitter.com/AiaOTj146e
Principal Secretary (Home) Arvind Kumar said that the Senior Superintendent of Police will be replaced by Sitapur SP Prabhakar Chaudhary.
Two other policemen of Bulandshahr -- Circle Officer Syana Satya Prakash Sharma and Chingravati police chowki in-charge Suresh Kumar -- were also transferred.
On December 3, Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh and a local youth, Sumit, were killed in violence over an alleged cow slaughter incident in the city.
DM #Bulandshahr: Ijtema event was proposed to take place on Dec 1,2&3. Due to increase in crowd on Dec 01, a notice was issued. Again on Dec 2, a notice was issued as tendency for increasing crowd continued. Permit was taken for a gathering of 2 lakh ppl, but it was over 10 lakhs pic.twitter.com/ULSa28Mu3A