Angul: A woman Sub-Inspector of Colliery Police Station in Angul district was suspended on charge of dereliction of duties today.
DIG (North Central Range) Narasingha Bhol put SI Sumitra Patra on suspension for allegedly neglecting in conducting investigation into a dowry torture case.
As per reports, a woman of the Colliery police limits had lodged a complaint alleging torture by in-laws and husband demanding dowry. After registering a case the SI took the charge to handle the case. However, she delayed the investigation.
The complainant requested the woman cop repeatedly to expedite the probe. Following the delay on the part of the SI, the complainant got dejected and ended her life a few days back.