Two officers to probe police Inspector’s death

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Ranchi, June 19 (IANS) The Jharkhand government on Sunday announced that two senior officers will probe the mysterious death of an inspector at a police station in Dhanbad district.

Chief Minister Raghubar Das has ordered an independent inquiry in the death of Umesh Kacchap, an official statement said.

Cabinet Secretary Surendra Singh Meena and Additional Director General of Police (CID) Ajay Kumar Singh will conduct the inquiry within a week, it said.

Dhanbad Senior Superintendent of Police Surendra Kumar Jha has been asked to stay out of the matter.

Kacchap was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his official residence at the Topchanchi police station, of which he was in-charge, early on Saturday morning.

Police said it was a case of suicide but the family cried murder.

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Former Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Sunday demanded a probe by a special investigation team or the Central Bureau of Investigation into the death.



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