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Manoj Vashisht ‘encounter’: Nine cops booked, kin say ‘receiving threats’

Manoj Vashisht's brother Anil alleges that Manoj was killed by officers of the Delhi Police’s Special Cell “in a planned manner”.

Manoj Vashisht death, encounter, fake police encounter, Manoj Vashisht encounter, lucknow news Circle Officer, Baghpat City, N P Singh confirmed the development, adding that documents related with the case would now be sent to the Delhi Police since the incident took place there.

Nine Delhi police officials have been booked in the killing of Manoj Vashisht who died in an alleged fake police encounter at a restaurant in Central Delhi on May 16. Manoj was a native of Baghpat district in UP.

Based on a complaint filed by the victim’s younger brother, Anil Vashisht, the nine officers — inspector Dharmendra Kumar, sub-inspectors Vivek Singh and Bhoop Singh, head constables Sanjay Pal Singh, Anil Raghav, and constables Jitendra Kumar, Abdul Ahmed Khan, Mohit Salve and Munish Solanki — have been booked under sections 147, 148, 149, 302 and 506 of the IPC.

Circle Officer, Baghpat City, N P Singh confirmed the development, adding that documents related with the case would now be sent to the Delhi Police since the incident took place there.

SHO, City Kotwali police station, K M Dhore said Anil alleged that Manoj was killed by officers of the Delhi Police’s Special Cell “in a planned manner”. He has also stated that he and his family have been receiving threats to not pursue the case.

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