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Jaipur: Family yet to come to terms with death of Fatehpur SHO Mukesh Kanungo in firing

Thousands of eyes were filled with tears and anger for criminals when the body of Mukesh Kanungo wrapped in tricolour arrived at his house in Murilipura on Sunday.

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October 8, 2018 11:40 am

SHO Mukesh Kanungo's body in tricolour being taken away for cremation.

Jaipur: Thousands of eyes were filled with tears and anger for criminals when the body of Mukesh Kanungo wrapped in tricolour arrived at his house in Murilipura on Sunday.

A large number of people gathered outside his house to mourn the demise of SHO Mukesh along with constable Ramprakash who were shot dead by criminals in Fatehpur town of Sikar district on Saturday night.

People gathered during the last journey of SHO Mukesh Kanungo on Sunday.

Mukesh Kanungo was the resident of Rameshwaram Dham colony of Murlipura in Jaipur. He is survived by his wife Meera and two children, Sneha (14) and Tanmay (12). Mukesh’s first posting was as a sub-inspector in 1996 and he was promoted to inspector rank later.

Police officials from Sikar were present when the body of Fatehpur SHO Mukesh Kanungo arrived on Sunday. People gathered at the courtyard of his house were sloganeering ‘Long Live Mukesh’.

Mukesh’s Wife Meera did not believe what had happened. His Children were sitting in a corner quietly, ignoring any human interaction. The loss was unbearable for his wife and other family members.

Police officials paying last salute to SHO Mukesh Kanungo.

No arrest has been made in the case. Police are not able to find the accused Ajay Choudhary and Jagdeep alias Dhakar for murdering two police officials on Saturday Night.

According to the police, Fatehpur Kotwal Mukesh Kanungo received a tip-off that Ajay Choudhary and Jagdeep alias Dhakar were in the area. The SHO launched a search for the duo who has been involved in several robbery cases in Navalgarh, Fatehpur and nearby villages and towns.

A car was intercepted. The police team started searching the vehicle, but the criminals suddenly opened fire. Bullets pierced Mukesh Kanoongo’s neck. Constable Ramprakash sustained bullet injuries on this chest. Both were rushed to a hospital where they died while undergoing treatment.

First published: October 8, 2018
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