Jamshedpur : Senior superintendent of police, Amol V Homkar has set up a three-member probe team to investigate into the circumstances leading to the death of the havildar.
52-year-old havildar Hareswar Ram was killed in a firing at the Birsanagar police station premises late on Tuesday night. The Birsanagar police station’s munshi Akhilesh Dubey was also injured.
Ram who was posted at Birsanagar police station was rushed to Tata Main Hospital on Tuesday night. The police declared him as dead. He was shot in the chest by an Insas rifle.
Havildar’s widow Usha Devi has in her statement given to the police alleged the munsi Dubey shot her husband to death.
Devi, claimed that her husband was planning to get his mother’s gall bladder operated in Buxar district. “The office granted him 25 days leave however, the thana’s munsi was not ready to release him and was annoying him.
This might have led a fight between the Munsi and my husband, leading the former to shoot the latter,” said the widow.
Usha Devi said that her husband was a confident man and can never commit suicide.
She said her husband had called her on Tuesday night at 8 pm and informed that his leave was granted, but had suddenly stopped talking, leading her to suspect some foul play.