Two more policemen arrested in connection with the murder of a businessman of Uttar Pradesh Kanpur in Gorakhpur, 6 policemen were named in the FIR and four of them have been arrested so far
LucknowTwo more policemen, Sub-Inspector Rahul Dubey and constable (Constable) Prashant Kumar, wanted in connection with the murder of Kanpur businessman Manish Gupta in the last week of October last month in Uttar Pradesh Gorakhpur district, were arrested by the police from Gorakhpur on Tuesday. A reward of one lakh rupees was announced on them. They were arrested when both of them were going to surrender in Gorakhpur court. Earlier, on October 10, Police Inspector Jagat Narayan Singh and Sub-Inspector Akshay Mishra were arrested by the police.Also Read – After Viral Video, Police interrogated 10-year-old boy, the case of entering the temple of Dasna in Ghaziabad
Gorakhpur | Accused inspector Rahul Dubey and constable Prashant arrested in connection with the murder of businessman Manish Gupta. SIT had announced a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh: Sonam Kumar, SP (City)
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Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar said that sub-inspector Rahul Dubey and constable (constable) Prashant Kumar were arrested on the information of an informer. Both of them were going to surrender in the court of Gorakhpur. He told that the police is making efforts to arrest the rest of the accused as well. Earlier, on October 10, Police Inspector Jagat Narayan Singh and Sub-Inspector Akshay Mishra were arrested by the police. Both of them were suspended. Also Read – Lakhimpur Violence: Court sends minister Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra to three-day police custody
Six policemen were named in the FIR registered in the case and four of them have been arrested so far. Police said that Vijay Yadav and head constable Kamlesh Singh Yadav are still absconding. Last month, Kanpur businessman Manish Gupta (36) was allegedly thrashed by policemen at a hotel in Gorakhpur, leading to his death.
Kanpur Police had earlier announced a reward of Rs 25,000 each for the arrest of all the six accused, but later it was increased to Rs 1 lakh each.
Let us inform that the Uttar Pradesh government had sent a proposal to the Central Government on October 1, recommending the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to investigate the death of a Kanpur businessman after he was allegedly beaten up by policemen in Gorakhpur. The state government also decided that till the time the CBI takes over the investigation, the investigation of the case is transferred to Kanpur, where the Special Investigation Team (SIT) will investigate it.