Noida Cops Take Bribe To Let Off Drug Trafficking Suspect; Suspended

The bribery cost towards the police personnel comes amid a state-wide crackdown on medication.(File)

Noida:

Three police personnel have been suspended right here and one among them has been arrested for allegedly taking cash from an individual to let him off the hook in a drug trafficking case, officers mentioned on Saturday.

The errant officers have been posted on the Noida Sector 57 police put up below Sector 58 police station. The motion was initiated after a video went viral on social media on Friday purportedly displaying a constable taking a Rs 20,000 bribe, officers mentioned.

The native police put up officers had picked up Narang, a resident of Bishanpura village, on September 14 on costs of drug trafficking and allegedly sought a bribe of Rs 20,000 to launch him.

Narang’s buddy handed over the quantity to the constable whereas it was secretly recorded and it bought circulated on social media.

The bribery cost towards the police personnel comes amid a state-wide crackdown on unlawful medication community on the directions of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanatn.

Extra Deputy Commissioner of Police (Noida) Ashutosh Dwivedi mentioned when the matter got here to gentle on Friday the police division held an inquiry and the allegations have been legitimate.

“Narang was picked up for an inquiry into drug trafficking. He was then requested for Rs 20,000 to launch him. The allegations of corruption towards the policemen have been investigated and located true,” he mentioned.

“Three personnel together with the Sector 57 police chowki in-charge (Lokesh Sharma), a head constable (Rajkumar Tyagi) and the constable (Sonu Kumar) who was seen within the video taking cash have been suspended,” the extra DCP mentioned.

The top constable seen taking the cash has been taken into police custody, Dwivedi mentioned, including a First Data Report (FIR) has additionally been registered and additional probe shall be held.

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