Traffic Cop Beaten To Death In Delhi, Says Police

The cop has been identified as Dinesh Kumar. He was a resident of Sector 17 in Rohini, they said.

Traffic Cop Beaten To Death In Delhi, Says Police

CCTV cameras installed near the area are being checked to gain clues about the perpetrators. (File)

New Delhi:

A 25-year-old traffic policeman was beaten to death in Delhi and his body dumped in a deserted area, police officials said yesterday.

The cop has been identified as Dinesh Kumar. He was a resident of Sector 17 in Rohini, they said.

Police said a body with injuries on the head was found at the Shahabad Dairy area in Rohini on November 29 and his identity was confirmed yesterday.

A senior police officer said Kumar had joined the Delhi Police in 2014.

He was posted with the Delhi Police traffic circle at Parliament Street, the officer said.

Police said it appeared that the cop was beaten to death at some other place and the body was dumped at an isolated area.

A case has been registered and the matter is being probed, senior police officer Rajneesh Gupta said.

CCTV cameras installed near the area are being checked to gain clues about those responsible, he said.

Meanwhile, the body was handed over to Kumar's family after the postmortem.

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