Senior UP cop suspended for complaint against seniors, Akhilesh raises questions

Lucknow: Samajwadi Get collectively chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday raised questions on the suspension of Himanshu Kumar, an IPS officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre.

"Only policemen of one particular caste are being suspended or transferred. Everybody knows. But will you report that?" Akhilesh requested.

Kumar was suspended days after he alleged that seniors are specializing in subordinates of particular caste.

The Uttar Pradesh Police had earlier launched an investigation into the allegations made by the 2010-batch IPS officer in a set of tweets.

Himanshu, who was simply these days transferred to the DGP HQ in Lucknow by the Election Charge, later deleted his tweet.

The IPS officer was earlier posted as a result of the Superintendent of Police in Mainpuri and Firozabad.