Three cops suspended after rape accused flees from custody in Katra

Feb 29: Three  cops, including an ASI posted at Police Station Katra, were placed under suspension after a rape accused escaped from police custody early Monday.

Pawan Kumar,  an accused in FIR 16/16 u/s .302.364.376 of  PS Katra, escaped from the custody of police from PS Katra early today after going for bathroom, said a police official.

The ASI was identified as Sharif and two other cops as Sentry Vikram Singh and SGCT Chunni Lal.

Meanwhile, police teams of Katra have been dispatched to various locations to nab the accused, he said.

An FIR vide number US 223 /224 RPC has been registered at Police Station Katra.

And night duty officer ASI Sharif and wo sentries have been suspended.

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