DSP Murder: Haryana Govt Orders Judicial Probe

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By: Alok Singh
Updated: 21 July, 2022 12:19 pm IST

NEW DELHI: Haryana government on Thursday ordered a judicial enquiry into the murder of DSP Surendra Singh Bishnoi by mining mafias in Nuh two days back.

The probe team will also investigate “all other circumstances of illegal mining” in Mewat, said state home minister Anil Vij.

Family members of the slain police officer had demanded a separate inquiry into the circumstances leading to his murder.

Bishnoi, who was due to retire from the service in the next three months, was crushed to death by a dumper truck of mining mafias during checking on Tuesday.

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He was accompanied by an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) and two constables when he went to conduct a raid in Pachgaon village. The officer had received a tip-off about the illegal quarrying of stones.

Two accused – Shabbir alias Mittar, the driver of the truck, and Ikkar, the cleaner – have been arrested. Two more suspects are on the run.

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When The New Indian visited the residences of Mittar and Ikkar on Wednesday and found that their families had fled the village after the incident.

A neighbour of Mittar said that the killer truck was purchased by his elder brother who passed away a few years ago.

“Mittar would drive the truck. He lived here with his wife, mother, and younger brother. We have not seen them since Tuesday,” he said.

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