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Man dies of heart attack during police raid, cop suspended

NEW DELHI: A policeman was suspended after a 55-year-old man died allegedly due to heart attack during a scuffle with the policemen in North east Delhi's Old Mustafabad when the police team went to arrest a robbery accused on Saturday. Not finding him, the cops picked up his father and this is said to have enraged Mohammad Yasin, who entered into an argument with the police. After the incident, a head constable was suspended and inquiry initiated.
"A DCP level inquiry has been initiated in the incident. However, the man has no external injury marks on his body. The allegations of the family are inquired into and we have suspended a policeman after the incident. We are waiting for the postmortem report," said a senior police officer.
On Saturday, looking for a robbery accused police team reached the house of an accused and not finding him put his father in the vehicle. This seems to have enraged the locals who gathered at the spot and Yasin, a resident of Baraut in Western UP was amongst them. The police denied having beaten him. The cops reached the door of the accused trailing a bike used in the robbery of a man at Bhagirathi Vihar. The victim was allegedly robbed off Rs 4.5 lakh by bike-borne men. It is said that the locals protested when the raiding party were taking the accused's father to police station.
"It would be clear only after the postmortem report how the man died," said the officer.
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