UP Man Dies In Police Station, Family Suspects Cops' Role; 5 Suspended
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UP Man Dies In Police Station, Family Suspects Cops' Role; 5 Suspended

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November 10, 2021

Five policemen have been suspended in Uttar Pradesh's Etah district, 270 km west of state capital Lucknow, after a 22-year-old man allegedly killed himself at a police station on Tuesday.


New Delhi, 10 November 2021

As per news report of NDTV, The man, Altaf, had been brought to the police station on Tuesday morning for questioning in a case filed last week linked to the "kidnapping of a woman and forced marriage". In a video statement released on Twitter, Etah's Police Chief Rohan Pramod Bothre claimed the man "asked for the toilet" at the police station. When he did not return after a few minutes, the cops went inside and found him dead.  "He was wearing a black jacket and it appears he hooked the string, attached to the hood of the jacket, to a tap in the washroom and tried to strangle himself. He was brought out unconscious and taken to the hospital. He died within 5-10 minutes," the Police Chief said.

Source - NDTV

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