November 3, 2020 9:53:42 am
Meerut Senior Superintendent of Police Ajay Sahni on Monday mentioned that he has suspended two policemen – Sardhana police publish in-charge and a constable – over final Thursday’s explosion at an unlawful firecracker unit that left two lifeless and 7 others injured. The SSP additionally ordered a probe, saying that “a big amount of explosives” was recovered from the blast web site.
“Jitendra Kumar Saini, the in-charge of Sardhana police publish, and constable Rajkumar have been suspended. I’ve additionally ordered a time-bound probe on how such a big amount of explosives reached the home with out the police and intelligence officers attending to know,” SSP (Meerut) Ajay Sahni mentioned.
The choice to droop two policemen got here a day after native BJP MLA Sangeet SOM demanded a high-level probe into the explosion. Two individuals – Asif (38) and Asim (32) – have been killed within the explosion that came about in a home in Peerjadagan locality on October 29. A group, led by ADGP Rajiv Sabharwal, on Sunday recovered round 300 kg of unexploded explosives from the particles, police mentioned.
In a video message posted on Facebook on Sunday, the controversial BJP MLA mentioned, “Restoration of such an enormous cache of explosives by police from the particles of the home is a trigger of great concern which the regulation enforcers shouldn’t ignore.”
In the meantime, round two dozen members of Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal demonstrated exterior the Meerut DM’s workplace on Monday, threatening to launch an agitation.
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