IPS Officer Alleging Targeting Of Yadav Caste Cops Suspended; Akhilesh Questions MoveHimanshu Kumar (Twitter)

Himanshu Kumar, an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre, has been suspended days after he alleged that seniors are targeting subordinates of a particular caste, the Yadavs.

The Uttar Pradesh Police had earlier launched an investigation into the allegations made by the 2010-batch IPS officer in a series of tweets. Kumar, who was recently transferred to the DGP HQ in Lucknow by the Election Commission, later deleted his tweet.

Meanwhile Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav today (25 March) raised questions on the suspension. “Only policemen of one particular caste are being suspended or transferred. Everybody knows. But will you report that?” Akhilesh asked.

With Inputs From ANI.

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