ECI Commands Immediate Removal Of SP And DM In Munger, Summons Inquiry 

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An inquiry has been summoned into the incident by Asangba Chuba Ao, Divisional Commissioner, Magadh that has to be concluded within seven days 

by Nirlipta Patnaik

 

Election Commission of India commands the immediate removal of SP Lipi Singh  & DM of Munger. It further summons an inquiry into the incident by Asangba Chuba Ao, Divisional Commissioner, Magadh within seven days.  New SP and DM to be posted by today.

On October 26 ,The clash between Policemen and mob during the Durga idol immersion which resulted in the death of 18 year old boy  resulted in massive outrage among the people .

The furious mob on Thursday arson  SDO & SP office in Munger,  setting vehicles on fire & destroying the office and demanding justice for the eighteen-year-old boy .

 

 

Traditionally, the immersion of idol takes place three days after Dushera, but due to the elections, the official insisted on immersion of idol on the same day . The procession took a violent turn with the intervention of policemen which resulted in the clash between mob and policemen resulted in the death of an 18-year-old boy, injuring 27 people, including 20 people.

The video surfaced on the Internet where the body of the boy lying unconsciously on the road with head split into halves invoked the emotional aspect of people, resulting in massive outrage and criticism throughout the country.

 

Eyewitnesses said the police opened fire to control the violence that broke out following an argument between a mob participating in the immersion of Durga idols and police personnel. The police initially used tear gas shells but they proved ineffective.

SP of police Lipi Singh said “The mob pelted stones and opened fire on police which led to the death of one person and injured 27 people including 20 policemen,”

Further, The official Twitter account of Munger Police was deactivated being criticized massively by people .