Kanpur businessman death: CM Yogi orders dismissal of police officers from service involved in serious crimes

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Yogi Adityanath said, “There should be no place for such people in the police department. Identify such people with evidence and provide a list. Action will be taken against everyone as per rules.”

New Delhi: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday ordered the dismissal of police officers/personnel involved in very serious offences. The development comes days after the death of Kanpur-based businessman Mukesh Gupta, who was allegedly killed during a police raid.

According to the Chief Minister’s Office of Uttar Pradesh, the CM has ordered the dismissal of the police officers/personnel involved in very serious offences. The tainted personnel will not be deputed to important posts in the field. Recently there have been complaints of some police officers/staff indulging in illegal activities.

Yogi Adityanath said, “There should be no place for such people in the police department. Identify such people with evidence and provide a list. Action will be taken against everyone as per rules.”

Earlier on September 28, a Kanpur businessman was killed during a raid at a hotel room in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur, following which six policemen were suspended.

Gorakhpur Superintendent of Police (SSP) said, “Six police personnel have been suspended for negligence during a raid on a hotel room in which one person was injured. They were later admitted to the hospital, But he died due to injuries. The matter will be probed by SP Uttar.” ) Vipin Tada.

A Kanpur businessman died after an alleged attack by policemen during a raid at a hotel in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur. Four serious injury marks were found on his body – right hand, wrist, middle of the head and on the eyelid.

First published:September 30, 2021, 1:04 pm

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