Cop’s son held in student death
TNN | Jan 8, 2018,
Deep’s decomposed body was found floating in a pond adjacent to the Belghoria police housing complex on the northern fringes of the city on Saturday afternoon. Some external injury marks were found on the body.
The victim’s father, Deb Kumar, had lodged an FIR alleging that Sanjay Burman – his son’s college friend – had forced Deep to join a New Year Eve’s party. The youths apparently got drunk at the party and had a serious altercation, after which, Deep went missing. Deb’s complaint stated Sanjay had abducted and murdered his son.
Sanjay was produced in a court on Sunday and remanded to police custody for five days. According to police, Deep was a third year B Tech computer engineering student of at a college in Kolkata. A resident of Dakshineswar‘s May Divas Colony, Deep had gone to attend a New Year party at a ground inside the Belghoria housing complex on December 31.
Barrackpore commissionerate DCP (zone II) Dhrubajyoti De said, “We will interrogate the arrested youth. However, we are waiting for the postmortem report to ascertain what caused Deep’s death and tally the suspect’s statements. Proper action would be taken in the matter.”
Cop’s son kills youngster with baseball bat in show of bravado to impress friends
TNN | Updated: Jan 3, 2018
In the early hours of Monday, 25-year-old Varinder Kumar of Jawahar Nagar was thrashed to death outside a dhaba near bus stand following a verbal spat. He was attacked with baseball bats and sharp-edged weapons. He was rushed to a private hospital in Civil Lines, from where the doctors referred him to PGI, Chandigarh. On way to Chandigarh, the youth succumbed to his injuries. In the fight, his friend Deepak Kumar of the same locality had also sustained injuries.Division 5 police registered a case against six accused — Mandeep Kumar of Police Colony, his friends Shubham, Aman, Sajan, Sachin Pabbi, all residents of Sham Nagar, and their accomplice, who is yet to be identified. The main accused, Mandeep, who is the son of an ASI posted at division 5 police station, was arrested on Monday.Accusing police of inaction, Varinder’s kin along with about 40 supporters walked from Jawahar Nagar to Bharat Nagar Chowk and staged a protest around 11.45am. The traffic was blocked for half an hour, affecting vehicles coming from bus stand, Jagraon Bridge, Mall Road and Ludhiana-Ferozepur Road.ACP (west) Gurpreet Singh and division 5 police, including SHO inspector Jatinder Singh, reached the spot and pacified the agitators. The SHO assured the kin that rest of the accused would be arrested soon. Suraj Prakash, Varinder’s father who is a rickshaw-puller, alleged that the police were not acting earnestly. The protesters gave police one day to arrest the accused or they would again hold an agitation.
Later in the day, SHO Jatinder Singh said police have arrested three more accused, Sachin, Sajan and Shubham. “Shubham is a BA final-year student, Mandeep a B-Tech student, Sachin a photographer and Sajan is an auto driver,” he added.