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Dehradun: Police seizes IG vehicle used for robbing businessman

ANI | April 21, 2019 03:48 PM
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Dehradun (Uttrakhand) [India], Apr 21 (ANI): The police on Sunday seized the car of IG Garhwal which was allegedly used for robbing Rs 1 crore from a businessman in Dehradun.

On April 11, an inspector of Dehradun Police and two constables were suspended for allegedly looting lakhs of rupees from a person while checking vehicles.

According to the FIR, the incident took place on April 4 when a person named Anurodh Pawar was stopped and threatened by the police for violating the Model Code of Conduct outside the hotel. Pawar was asked to sit in a police car.

Along with policemen, a person was also there in the car. Policemen allegedly pushed him outside the car after driving around for two kilometres and fled with the money.

"The accused have been identified as Dinesh Negi (Inspector), Manoj, Himanshu, and Anupam. They have also been suspended. The case has been registered against them under relevant sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC)," Nivedita Kukarati, SSP, Dehradun had said. (ANI)

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