Sub-inspector kills head constable in Fatehpur

ALLAHABAD: A was allegedly shot dead by a rank police official at the premises of in the limits of of UP‘s Fatehpur district on Saturday night. The victim has been identified as , a resident of Allahabad.

IG, Allahabad range, Ramit Sharma told TOI, “The police have arrested the accused, identified as Laxmikant Senger.” “Both head constable and sub-inspector – who was the in-charge of Vijaipur police outpost also – were at loggerheads over the arrest of a person,” he added.

The duo had first exchanged a verbal duel and the scene took an ugly turn when the SI allegedly shot at the head constable with his service pistol inside the police outpost premises and escaped, added IG.

Policemen on duty then informed the station officer, Kishanpur, and other senior police officials and further brought the injured head constable to the nearby hospital where doctors referred him to Fatehpur district hospital. On arrival, doctors declared the head constable brought dead.

The IG, meanwhile, said that senior police officials are probing the entire incident.

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