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NHRC takes cognisance of murder at police station

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken cognisance of the incident where a man was murdered in custody at Ambedkar Nagar Police Station on August 22. It has asked its DIG (Investigation) to collect requisite reports from the concerned authorities, examine them and submit a report within eight weeks. The incident was widely reported and the Commission has also received an intimation regarding it from the Delhi Police as per its standing guidelines.
In Dakshinpuri area, a quarrel broke out between two neighbours, Vishal Lali, 22 and Anil, 28. The police received a PCR call about it and brought them to the police station to conduct an enquiry. Both of them were kept in the same room. A fight broke out between them and Vishal attacked Anil with a file poker and inflicted multiple punctured wounds before the police personnel on duty could intervene. An injured Anil was taken by an auto-rickshaw to AIIMS Trauma Centre, where the doctors declared him brought dead.
The SHO has been sent to district lines while one Sub-Inspector and a Constable have been placed under suspension.
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