Protesting police apathy three of family attempt suicide outside PHQ in Bhopal
BHOPAL: Three members of a family drank insecticide
outside the Madhya Pradesh police headquarters here on Saturday, apparently to
protest police apathy in probing a missing person complaint. They were rushed
to hospital where their condition was said to be stable.
According to police, Babybai Vishwakarma, Sanjay
Vishwakarma and Sunil Vishwakarma, who hail from Hinotia village under
Nazirabad police station limits in Bhopal district, had come to the police
headquarters to complain about disappearance of Ramcharan, a family member.
According to them, local police were not probing the
case seriously. As a person accompanying them went inside to meet an official,
Babybai, Sanjay and Sunil, who were waiting in the parking lot, suddenly drank
As they started vomiting and fell unconscious, all
three were shifted to nearby hospital. Their condition was now stable, said
police spokesperson Pradeep Bhatia.
Ramcharan had disappeared from the village some days
ago following a dispute with the panchayat secretary Jitendra Shrivastava, he
said. DGP Nandan Dube has asked deputy
inspector general, CID to probe the entire matter, he added.