Victim’s family sold jewellery for cops’ bribe

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For the sake of saving a family member relatives sold jewelry, but despite this he was still killed

Relatives of 30-year old dalit Balkishan Jatav, who died in police incarceration in Amroha district of west UP on Wednesday, alleged they had to sell their ornamentation to pay the bribe required by policemen for Balkishan’s release. But when the family members reached the police station on Wednesday, they were told that Balkishan had been taken to clinic. In the clinic, the doctors declared Balkishan corpse.

“We have suspended six of the accused policemen along with three others who were on night duty at the police station on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday. Investigation in the matter has also started,” told Amroha superintendent of police (SP) Vipin Tada.

The district government has also decree a magisterial investigation into the matter.