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Nitish s police now beat Mohd.

Shamsuddin to death in Muzaffarpur Submitted by admin4 on 6 August 2011 - 1:22pm Indian Muslim By TCN Staff Reporter, Patna: This happens when one goes scot-free after his earlier crime. Unpunished for the brutal killing of four persons in Forbesganj, the Bihar police under the regime of Nitish Kumar seem to have got emboldened. Exposing their brutal face again just two months after the Forbesganj, some policemen in Muzaffarpur on 5th August beat 50-year-old Mohammad Shamsuddin to death in full public view. A group of policemen of Town and Mithanpura police stations mercilessly assaulte d Shamsuddin on the campus of Dharam Samaj Sanskrit College in Kanhauli Dih area of Muzaffarpur town just before Juma Prayer. Shamsuddin stitches clothes in a m akeshift shop beside the gate of the college. The cops were brutally beating two youths Mohammad Mohsin and Mohammad Chunnu on the college campus. When they cri ed for help, 50-year-old Shamsuddin rushed to the spot to rescue them. He object ed them for brutally beating the youths. The cops left the youths and pounced on the old man and beat him mercilessly. Shamsuddin suffered head injuries and die d on the spot. According to media reports, Mohsin and Chunnu were sitting at a lahti shop near Madarsa Jamia Nooria Merajul Uloom in Kanhauli Dih when two persons Ranjeet and Pintu from nearby P&T Colony came and asked them to go with them to nearby Sansk rit College. As soon as Mohsin and Chunnu entered the college campus four people , who were already there, pounced on them and beat mercilessly. The four assault ers were policemen from two police stations. As the news about Shamsuddin s death spread the villagers gathered and chased the po licemen. They managed to flee the spot but the angry villagers set a motorbike o f a policeman on fire. The villagers laid the body of Shamshuddin outside the ma in gate of the college. They condemned police atrocities and demanded adequate c ompensation and a job for the next of kin of the deceased. District Magistrate (DM) Santosh Kumar Mall and Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rajesh Kumar rushed to the spot with reinforcement. They were followed by zonal Inspector-General (IG) of police Gupteshwar Pandey and the Deputy Inspecto r-General (DIG) of police Bacchu Singh Meena. According to reports, IG announced that probationary sub-inspector (PSI) Sailend ra Kumar Singh of Town police station would be dismissed from police service. A named FIR would be lodged against him and the erring cops, who were with the pol ice team. He added that a speedy trial would be conducted for those found guilty . The DM provided Rs 10,000 to conduct the funeral and other expenses. As the vi llagers put pressure for more compensation amount the DM is said to have recomme nded a compensation of Rs 5 lakh from the state government. The DM said he has r equested the home secretary, Amir Subhani, to provide compensation as the deceas ed hailed from a below poverty line family. Share