Custodial deaths in Odisha: Biramitrapur PS IIC, Baselisahi PS SI, Constables Suspended

Bhubaneswar: The Inspector-in-Charge of Biramitrapur police station, Smruti Prava Pradhan and Baselisahi police station SI Biplab Kumar Pradhan, C/345 Jagannath Swain and C/1213 Babuli Behera were placed under suspension following recent reports of “custodial deaths” that surfaced from the area.

DGP Abhay suspended both the officers, reports stated.

“DGP has placed Inspector Smruti Prava Pradhan, IIC Birmitrapur Police Station of Sundargarh district under suspension for gross misconduct and dereliction of duty,” the Odisha Police tweeted.

“S.I. Biplab Kumar Pradhan, C/345 Jagannath Swain, C/1213 Babuli Behera all of Baselisahi PS of Puri District are placed under suspension for gross misconduct and negligence in duty,” the Odisha Police tweeted.

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