Chandigarh, Jan 19 (PTI) Two police inspectors and a sub-inspector were today suspended and a sub-divisional policeofficer was transferred for alleged dereliction of duty inconnection with the kidnapping and murder of a child here.
Five-year-old Khushpreet was found murdered in Mohaliafter his kidnapping last month, triggering strong protests bycity residents. Police are yet to crack the case.
In view of findings of a magisterial inquiry into thematter, Inspector Udaypal Singh (the then SHO of PoliceStation-34), Inspector Narinder Singh Patiyal (the thenIncharge of police post Burail) and SI Balraj Singh (policepost Burail) have been placed under suspension with immediateeffect, an official spokesman said.A regular departmental inquiry for major penalty has beenordered against them, he said.
Vijay Kumar, SDPO (South) has also been transferred tothe police headquarters with immediate effect, the spokesmansaid.