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Bulandshahr violence: SSP, two other officials transferred

Press Trust of India 

The government Saturday transferred SSP to the DGP office here, five days after two people, including an inspector, were killed in violence following an alleged cow slaughter incident.

(Home) said that the of Police will be replaced by Sitapur SP Prabhakar Chaudhary.

The government transferred two other policemen of -- Circle and chowki in-charge

(ADG) Intelligence SB Shiradkar had Friday submitted a report on the violence. The transfers are understood to be in line with the findings of the report on police handling of the situation.

On December 3, and a local youth, Sumit, were killed in violence over an alleged cow slaughter incident in the city.

The and his team had gone to the village to tackle the violence when they came under attack.

Singh was the investigating of the Dadri lynching case from September 28, 2015 to November 9, 2015. However, the chargesheet had been filed by a different IO in March, 2016.

Police have arrested nine accused in the case but the main conspirator, Yogesh Raj, the district convener of the Bajrang Dal, is on the run.

In a video that surfaced online on Wednesday, Raj had claimed innocence.

Another suspect is Jeetu Fauji, and a police team has been sent to Jammu to nab him, a said.

Another inquiry by a government-constituted SIT is underway, and the team is going into every minute detail and video footage of the incident, the officer said.

Also, a magisterial probe had been ordered by the government into the incidents.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 14:45 IST
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