Lockup death case: FIR booked against three police officers in Kolar

Kolar, Nov 28 (IANS): Three police officers, including a Police Sub-Inspector (PSI), have been booked in connection with the lockup death case in Karnataka's Kolar district, police said on Tuesday.

The action was taken following a report submitted by Deputy SP Nandakumar in connection with the case.

The FIR has been filed against PSI Pradeep Singh and police constables Manjunath and Mahantesh Poojar, who are attached to the Nangali police station in Mulbagal.

Nangali police station (file photo)

The accused officers had taken Muniraju and Balaji, residents of Madanapalle in Andhra Pradesh, into custody for inquiry.

The police said that Muniraju and Balaji were brought to the police station on September 17. On October 1, Muniraju died in a private hospital. The investigation disclosed that the victim, Muniraju, was kept at various places for 15 days for questioning before his death.

A probe into his death revealed that the officers were conducting an inquiry without notifying senior officers.

Kolar SP Narayana suspended the accused PSI and two constables.






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  • Jossey Saldanha, Rajeja Waterfront

    Tue, Nov 28 2023

    Police Officers should not be allowed to take law into their hands ...

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  • Rita, Germany

    Wed, Nov 29 2023

    Jossey S water front,,unfortunately they do as if they are not Police officers but more than that.Refuse even to file case if they dont want.Tke law into their hands,beat poor people as they want.Simply horrible.Make people to drink u,,.Have no manners against women.List is long.Didnt we hear once one died even in arrest?How can it happen?Fire in arrest?

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  • real kujuma, kodial

    Tue, Nov 28 2023

    kisi ko baksha nahin jaayega....dhoodh ka dhoodh paani ka paani ho jaayega..nudidanthe nadeyuva Sarakara led by the just and honest Lord Janaabe ali Sidda Devaraya in power....

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