Madhya Pradesh: Custodial death triggers protest, 2 injured
BHOPAL: An alleged custodial death of a youth sparked off a protest in Bhind district of Madhya Pradesh where locals took it to the street and blocked a state highway.
The incident was reported from Dimni village, 15 km from district headquarters. Three people including a nayab tehsildar and constable were injured during the stone pelting.
According to the sources, Dimni police had arrested Ragjuraj Singh Tomar, 26, from his house in Chinte Ka Pura village on Sunday night. Seven weapons including two rifles were allegedly confiscated from his house.
He was charged under the sections of Arms Act and taken to the police station where he allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself on Monday morning.
When his family members and villagers came to know about the incident they accused the police of killing him and hushing up their conduct by creating a scene of suicide.
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