FIR against cops for death of 20-year-old in anti-CAA protest in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh cops say clubbed with other cases | Hindustan Times
Topics: Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) | Uttar Pradesh
The Superintendent of Police said there will be an impartial probe in the matter. – Hindustan Times
The family of a young man who was killed during anti-Citizenship Act protest in Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor has filed a complaint against six policemen.
Twenty-year-old Suleman was killed during protests against the new legislation on December 20. His family claims he was shot by the police during protest.
Suleman was rushed to a local hospital after being allegedly hit by bullets where he succumbed to his injuries during treatment.
“On December 20, there were anti-CAA protests after Friday prayers in Nahtaur area in which Suleman died. His brother Shoaib in a complaint before the police had stated that constable Mohit had killed his brother by shooting him. The complaint has been clubbed with the cases registered against the vandals,” Superintendent of Police (rural) Vishwajeet Srivastava said.