All six cops who had been arrested over the demise of a Kanpur businessman, Manish Gupta, have now been charged with homicide in a CBI chargesheet. All of them had been arrested in October after the demise sparked an enormous outrage.
A case was filed by the CBI in November “on the request” of the state authorities, the central company mentioned in an announcement.
In September, Mr Gupta, 36, was assembly his associates at a Gorakhpur lodge when a workforce of cops barged into their room for a late-night raid.
The raid was led by a senior inspector, Mr Gupta’s household alleged. The cops had been accused of assaulting Mr Gupta after which they delayed taking him to the hospital, which led to his demise, the household mentioned.