noun Indian English.
Origin of kotwal
Examples from the Web for kotwal
The reputed son of the Kotwal grew up a vigorous, robust lad.
Wherefore I say to the kotwal of this city: if there is any more plundering he shall be hanged.Barclay of the Guides|Herbert Strang
I had no business with the kotwal, as you may have imagined.
It so happened that at that hour the Kotwal (prefect of the police) of the country was passing that way.
I went into the city, and easily got a person to show me the Kotwal's habitation.