Four police personnel have been suspended for allegedly trying to shield a cow-slaughter accused here, an official said September 11. Police Superintendent Rajesh Kumar Singh said the action against the four police officers – Inspector Junior Inspectors Shami Ashraf and Anish Kumar Singh, Chief Constable Manoj Kumar and Constable Rajesh Tiwari – followed a complaint from villagers and a check by a district officer.
He said the four were allegedly trying to protect Haidar, who is accused of killing cows in the area of the Hahreru police station. The alleged cow killing incident occurred on Thursday, September 9
The superintendent of police said the police officers were removed from office after the allegations against them were found to be true in an investigation by District (City) Officer Sanjay Singh.