Bareilly, Sep 20 (UNI) A police sub inspector (SI) in Uttar Pradesh has been drawing full salary for the last three years, even without reporting for duty.
This fact came to light, when a court issued warrant against him, after he failed to testify in a case.
Bareilly zone IG Gurbachan Lal has been informed by the court of additional district judge Lalta Prasad in this regard.
Official sources said here today Ghanshyam Singh was posted as SI in Quila police station of Bareilly five yrs back. He was listed as witness in a case being heard in the additional district court.
However, Singh did not appear for court hearings and subsequently a warrant was issued against him.
Since, the concerned SI was posted at Hayatnagar police station in Moradabad as per police records, the warrant was sent there.
However, it was revealed that Singh had not reported for duty in the last three yrs.
According to records, Singh - a native of Meerut district - had not rejoined his duty after taking three days leave on September 3, 2004.
Interestingly, the SI's salary had regularly been credited in his bank account eversince, although he withdrew from the account only till 2006.
Meanwhile, Mr Lal told UNI that the Moradabad DIG and SSP had been asked to submit a report in this matter.