November 26, 2020 1:09:12 am
Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday arrested the suspended station officer (SO) of Mahoba district’s Kabrai police station from Jhansi district in reference to the demise of businessman Indra Kant Tripathi in September. Further Superintendent of Police Ashutosh Mishra, the investigating officer within the case, confirmed Devendra Shukla’s arrest.
Tripathi was discovered with gunshot accidents in his automotive in Mahoba on September 8, a day after he accused suspended Mahoba Superintendent of Police (SP) Mani Lal Patidar of corruption and prison intimidation. The 44-year-old businessman died just a few days later in a Kanpur hospital.
In accordance with an FIR lodged primarily based on a grievance by Tripathi’s brother Ravi Kant, Patidar and three others, together with Shukla, harassed his brother for cash. The opposite policeman accused within the case is constable Arun Kumar Yadav, a resident of Etawah whose alleged function within the incident got here to mild later in the course of the investigation.
The 2 others initially named within the FIR are native businessmen Suresh Soni and Brahm Dutt who had been arrested on October 2 and are nonetheless in jail.
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