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Delhi: Man dies after police constable forces him to drink alcohol

IANS
Nov 15, 2012 at 11:38am IST

New Delhi: A 42-year-man died after a Delhi Police constable reportedly forced him to drink alcohol in the national capital, police said on Wednesday. The constable has been sent to police lines and a probe is on into the case.

Suresh, resident of west Delhi's Begumpur, died in the intervening night of November 12-13 after Delhi Police constable Bhagwati, 40, reportedly forced him to consume alcohol after he refused to pay the constable Rs 20,000 as bribe, said a police officer, as per the allegation made by victim's family.

"We are awaiting the post-mortem examination report of the victim, which can lead us to verify the allegation made by his family members," said the officer.

Man dies after constable forces him to drink alcohol

Suresh died after the Delhi Police constable reportedly forced him to consume alcohol after he refused to pay the constable Rs 20,000 as bribe.

Suresh was a well-known bootlegger of Begumpur area and over 20 cases were registered against him, added the officer.

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