Sambalpur: Sambalpur Superintendent of Police (SP) Kanwar Vishal Singh today suspended Sub-Inspector (SI) Jugal Kishore Shah on charges of dereliction of duty.
As per police reports, an elderly woman was strangled and then stabbed to death at her residence at Budhabazar area of Sambalpur town. The investigation pointed at the woman’s tenant Sourabh Nayak being the accused.
Nayak was arrested and sent to court. Now the case was assigned to SI Jugal who was ought to finish the investigation and send the charge sheet to the court within 120 days. Instead, he submitted on the 121st day and the accused use this loophole to avail bail.
Sambalpur SP Singh being unhappy over how the case was handled slapped the suspension order on the errant SI.