UP: 12 cops booked in case of assault, looting

Updated: Mar 25 2023 3:39PM

Pratapgarh (UP), Mar 25 (PTI) An FIR has been lodged against 12 policemen in a case of assault and looting, an official said on Saturday.

Inspector in-charge (SHO) of Kandhai police station Dhirendra Thakur said, "An FIR was lodged on Friday evening against the police personnel accused of entering the house of women during 2021 panchayat election." "The accused include the then police station in-charge Inspector Neeraj Walia, sub-inspectors Shailendra Tiwari and Surya Pratap Singh among others," he said.

The FIR was lodged on the direction of the Human Rights Commission and Director General of Police (DGP) after the victim, a resident of Rajapur Mufrid village, sent a letter to them complaining about the incident, Thakur added.