Published On: Wed, Jun 15th, 2016

Gorakhpur SSP suspended on charges of dereliction

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government tonight suspended Gorakhpur SSP Anant Dev on charges of dereliction of duty and attached him to DGP headquarter in Lucknow, a senior home department official said.

Gorakhpur SSP Anant Dev was  tonight suspended on charges of dereliction of duty.

Gorakhpur SSP Anant Dev was tonight suspended on charges of dereliction of duty.

Ram Lal Verma, posted in Local Intelligence Unit (LIU) Kanpur, has been sent to Gorakhpur in place of Dev, the official said.

The suspension comes after reports in a section of media of alleged attack on a Samajwadi Party leader’s son there.

Gaurav Yadav, son of Samajwadi Party’s ex-district president Gopal Yadav was reportedly beaten by the police yesterday in Cantonment police station with a matter relating to land dispute.

The SP workers and leaders of the district had lodged a strong protest against police personnel and had also met party leaders and chief minister in Lucknow demanding action against policemen.

PTI

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