Kanpur Abduction Case: CM Yogi Cracks Whip, Suspends 10 Cops; Kin Alleges Police Let Kidnappers Flee

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The family of the murdered lab technician alleged that he was killed even after they paid the ransom money to the kidnappers.

Five persons, including a woman, were arrested in connection with the alleged murder of Sanjeet Yadav who was abducted about a month ago in Barra locality of Kanpur. The cops, however, informed Yadav’s family about his death on Thursday evening. His body is yet to be recovered.

Meanwhile, the family members of the victim accused the police of colluding with abductors who escaped after taking Rs 30 lakh ransom.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had cracked the whip on the lax police officials and has ordered the suspension of four senior cops including an IPS and a PPS officer, an Inspector, 2 Sub-Inspectors and five constables with immediate effect. The suspended officers include ASP Aparna Gupta and the then Circle Officer Manoj Gupta, Barra Police Station SHO Ranjeet Rai, Police outpost in-charge Rajesh Kumar and five constables.

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