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Kota: Police Station Staff Booked For Murder of Man in Custody

Giriraj Mali, 20, consumed poison in the police custody at a police station in Rajasthan's Baran district.

Kota: After a 20-year-old man died allegedly after consuming poison in custody, the entire staff of Mangrol police station in Rajasthan’s Baran district was suspended and booked.

The last rites of Giriraj Mali, who was declared brought dead in a Baran hospital on September 5, were performed on Monday as his family members had earlier refused to take the body and demanded that action be taken against the police officers.

Vijay Swarnkar, Baran ASP, said that a case of murder under the IPC section 302 was registered against the staff of Mangrol police station on Sunday night.

No specific name has been mentioned in the report and the allegations have been levelled against the entire staff of the police station, Swarnkar said. The family members have performed the last rites and further investigation into the matter is underway, the ASP added.

Baran ADM Sudershan Singh Tomar and zila parishad CEO Brijmohan Bairwa, on Monday, handed over a cheque of Rs 3 lakh from the chief minister relief fund to the father of the victim.

On last Friday, the Baran superintendent of police had suspended station house after Chandrabhan and three other personnel of Mangrol police station and sent 25 staffers to police lines in Baran.

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