Narendra Kumar

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For the Indian Army officer, see Narendra Kumar (mountaineer).

Narendra Kumar (1979–2012) was an Indian Police Service officer.

Early life[edit]

He was alumni of Aligarh Muslim University.[1]

Career[edit]

Narendra Kumar joined IPS in 2009, he was posted in Bihar and Ujjain before joining office in Morena, Madhya Pradesh in early 2012. He was posted in Morena in Madhya Pradesh and was killed allegedly by members of the mining mafia in March 2012.[2]

Murder[edit]

Murder of a senior Indian police official by the mining mafia created a debate on Corruption in India. Several activists including Anna Hazare were protesting against the incident.[3] CBI probe was ordered by the Indian central government in the issue.[4]

He was run over by tractor carrying illegally mined stones after he tried to stop it.[5]

Kumar's wife, Madhurani Tewatia is an Indian Administrative Service officer posted in Gwalior, and was on maternity leave at the time of Kumar's death.[6]

It was said that local Gurjar community warned the state administration that if something happen against to the culprit Mafia responsible for Kumar's murder then there will be no vote from the Gurjar community in upcoming elections.

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