Dalit Man Dies In Custody, Entire Kanpur Police Outpost Suspended

KANPUR: All 15 policemen at a police outpost in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur have been suspended and one has been accused of murder after a young Dalit man was found dead in custody. Some of the policemen are missing. Kamal Valmiki, 25, was called in for questioning on Tuesday about a theft. Yesterday, he was found hanging in lock-up. News of his death brought a large group of protesters, including Valmiki’s relatives, to the police post. The mob clashed with the police and threw stones at them. Valmiki’s family alleges that he…

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