| Bhopal |
Up to date: October 19, 2020 1:42:58 am
The liquor tragedy in in Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain has triggered a shake-up on the prime stage of the district’s police set-up.
Whereas Ujjain Superintendent of Police (SP) Manoj Singh and Further SP Rupesh Kumar Diwedi had been transferred to Bhopal, Metropolis Superintendent of Police (CSP) Rajnesh Kashyap was suspended on Sunday.
The motion towards the three cops got here after Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan known as a high-level assembly to look into the deaths of at the very least 12 folks, most of them labourers, after ingesting illicit liquor.
A senior authorities official stated the CSP was suspended after he did not raid the dilapidated constructing of the municipal company from the place the liquor was being bought, regardless of six deaths being reported on Thursday.
“There have been six deaths reported by 5:30 pm on Thursday however the place was solely raided at 3 am with a delay of about 10 hours,” stated this official.
On Saturday, two constables, Shaikh Anwar and Nawaz Kharakaun, had been additionally named as accused within the sale of spurious liquor, together with the three essential accused—Yunus, Sikander and Gabbar—who labored as parking contractors for the Ujjain Municipal Company. The police have booked the three bootleggers beneath the Nationwide Safety Act. Their contract has now been suspended.
Deputy Municipal Commissioner Subodh Jain has additionally been transferred together with extra assistant commissioner KC Agnihotri. In addition to, motion has been taken towards two constables of the excise division.
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