Bhopal. Superintendent of Police (SP) Manoj Kumar Singh has been removed with immediate effect on Sunday on the instructions of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan in the case of deaths due to drinking poisonous liquor in Ujjain city of Madhya Pradesh. Order has also been issued by the Home Department in this regard. Action has also been taken on two other police officers immediately after the removal of the SP. The city’s Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Rupesh Kumar Dwivedi has been transferred, while Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Rajneesh Kashyap Cole has been suspended. Here, Collector Ashish Singh has confirmed the death of 12 people in the poisonous liquor case.
In Ujjain, along with the detention of the accused in the poisonous liquor case, continuous action is also being taken on the police officers. Four policemen, including the Kharakuan police station in-charge of the city, were suspended last Friday. After this, suspension action was taken on Saturday on two policemen posted at Mahakal police station. On Sunday, SP Manoj Kumar Singh was also removed from Ujjain and attached to the Bhopal Police Headquarters. Subsequently, ASP Rupesh Kumar Dwivedi was transferred, while DSP Rajneesh Kashyap Cole has been suspended. During the suspension period, DSP’s headquarters, Police Headquarters will remain in Bhopal and they will continue to receive living allowance.
Here, reports of the deaths of 14 people due to poisonous drinking in Ujjain are being circulated on social media. Collector Ashish Singh has given an explanation for this on Sunday. He has said that so far a total of 12 persons have died suspiciously due to drinking denatured spirit. After the post-mortem of all the 12 dead, the viscera has been sent to the Gwalior Laboratory for investigation.
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