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3 policemen suspended over killing of traders in Mathura

Press Trust of India  |  Mathura (UP) 

Three police officials were suspended today in the wake of the robbery incident in Koyalawali Gali here in which two traders were killed yesterday.

Sub-inspector Prateek Kumar, in-charge police out post Holi Gate, along with two constables have been suspended for the incident, superintendent of police (city) Ashok Kumar said.

He added that local police officials have been given a time of three days t crack the case.

Meanwhile, Sulkhan Singh and state Power Minister Srikant Sharma are scheduled to visit Mathura tomorrow to take stock of the situation.

ADG, Agra Zone, Ajai Anand also visited the spot this evening and assured the traders that the case would be worked out at the earliest.

"We are planning to launch a scheme for the safety of traders," he told the traders.

"It is a serious matter and we have taken it seriously," ADG Anand told reporters, adding the visit of the DGP shows the concern of the about the incident.

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 01:57 IST