In a shocking incident, a police chief in Datia, Madhya Pradesh, allegedly killed a six-year-old boy after the boy repeatedly asked him for money.
The incident took place last Thursday and Police Chief Ravi Sharma, who was stationed at the Gwalior Police Training School, was later arrested, Superintendent of Police (SP) Aman Singh Rathore told reporters today.
“The boy repeatedly asked Sharma for some money to buy food, but the policeman refused to give him any money and chased the boy away. But the boy came back and asked for money. The policeman, in a fit of rage, strangled the boy to death. death”. Mr Rathore said.
The defendant told police that he had suffered from depression for some time and became irritated when the boy demanded money.
The Datia Police Superintendent has written to the state police headquarters requesting that the accused police officer be dismissed from the service.
The boy was the son of a saloon owner. His family filed a missing person report with the police on May 5.
“On the same day, the body of a child was found in the area of Jhansi Road in the adjoining Gwalior district. When the local police compared the body with the photo of the child, it was established that the body belonged to the same child,” the police said. policeman.
An investigation revealed that the boy’s body was dumped in the Jhansi Road area of Gwalior from a black Verna car. Police discovered that the car was owned by Police Chief Ravi Sharma.