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Days before Bulandshahr violence, local BJP leaders sought inspector's transfer

Press Trust of India  |  Meerut (UP) 

Two days before was killed during mob violence in Bulandshahr, local BJP leaders had demanded his transfer after accusing him of creating obstacles for religious functions.

In a letter sent to Bhola Singh, they alleged that his behaviour caused resentment in community.

The letter was forwarded by the to SSP K B Singh demanding a probe against him.

On Friday, the SSP confirmed to PTI that he had received such a letter from

When asked what action was taken over it, he said probe orders were given.

The and 20-year-old were killed when a mob attacked policemen over alleged cow slaughter on December 3.

IG Crime S K Bhagat said Friday that five more arrests have been made in connection with the inspector's death, taking the number of those arrested to nine.

The letter, which was surfaced on social media, was signed by BJP's Sanjay Shrotri, city Kapil Tyagi, former corporator Manoj Tyagi, BB nagar Neeraj Chaudhary, BJP assembly convener and Syana block pramuk Pushpendra Yadav.

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

First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 20:40 IST