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UP govt transfers Lucknow SSP

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

The government tonight transferred SSP Dipak Kumar, a said, three days after violence broke out on the university campus here.

Bareilly SSP Kalanidhi Naithni will replace Kumar, a said.

has been sent to Ghaziabad as commandant of 41 battalion PAC, the said.

The had taken suo moto cognisance of the violence on the campus on July 4 and questioned SSP about the steps taken to arrest those involved in it after which University teachers had demanded the transfer Kumar.

teachers had said Kumar was not doing enough to maintain law and order on the campus.

The court had pulled up the Uttar PradeshPolice for not responding promptly to the complaint of university authorities about vandalism on the campus.

Twenty-five expelled students of the university had assaulted the and teachers on July 4.

The government has transferred four other IPS officers, including Firozabad SP Bhadohi SP Sachindra Patel will replace him.

In Firozabad, an was shot dead this week.

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First Published: Sat, July 07 2018. 22:55 IST