The officer was against the rampant cases of illegal mining reported in the Awadh and Bamor areas in the state. [Read: Slain IPS officer's father alleges conspiracy behind killing]
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Narendra Kumar was a sub-divisional police officer of Bamor in Morena district and had to let go off his life when he was trying to stop a tractor loaded with illegally-quarried stones. According to DIG (Chambal), D P Gupta, "Instead of stopping, the driver ran over him. Kumar was rushed to hospital but died on the way."
The deceased Narendra Kumar'S wife is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer posted in Madhya Pradesh. She is on maternity leave.