In another case of Kanpur after the encounter of the goon Vikas Dubey, a lab technician was kidnapped and held captive for a week after which he was killed.
The man’s family claimed that Rs.30lacs ransom was paid for his release in the presence of police whereas Circle Officer Vikas Pandey said that the allegation is not true.
Senior Superintendent of Police (kanpur) Dinesh Prabhu told that suspects have been grilled intensively and two of the accused out of five confessed to the crime.
SSP said that the accused at first tried to mislead the police but later disclosed the kidnappingof the 27 year old S Yadav and killed him on either 26th or 27th june and disposed off the body in Pandu river. One of the accused had worked with Yadav in another pathology lab.
The UP Govt. asked the the ADG V.P Jogdand to immediately reach Kanpur and look into the matter.
According to an official spokesman in Lucknow, the government has suspended SP Aprana Gupta and then CO Manoj Gupta in public interest. Besides the SSP suspended former SHO Ranjit Rai and chowki incharge Rajesh Kumar for laxity in investigation, the spokesman said.