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Police officer arrested for beating accused in police lock-up

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  27 Dec 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From our Correspondent

MANGALDAI, Dec 26: A police officer in the rank of an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) was arrested and the court remanded him to judicial custody on charges of beating up an accused in another police lock-up. According to the information, ASI Mukut Ali, currently serving in Bhakatpara police outpost under Kalaigaon PS in Udalguri district, arrived at the Sipajhar Police Station in Darrang early on Monday morning and taking the opportunity of the absence of senior officer and influencing the guard with his official position, entered the lock up and severely beat up an accused, Julhash Ali already in the lock-up.

The victim immediately raised a hue and cry and the senior police officials rushed inside the lock up and arrested the erring ASI. The Sipajhar Police under section 448 / 353/ 506 of IPC registered a case vide number 1060 / 2017 in this regard and forwarded the arrested accused ASI Ali to judicial custody through Mangaldai court. The arrested ASI reportedly had a family clash with Julhash Ali and on receiving the news of the arrest of Julhash by Sipajhar Police, the erring police officer tried to misuse his official power for his persol enmity.

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