Policeman suspended for illegally detaining 4 persons in A'bad
Aurangabad, Maharashtra, July 3 (UNI) The City Police Commissioner Uddhav Kamble today suspended a police constable attached to the headquarters here for allegedly detaining and assaulting four persons of a family at his house in connection with suspected kidnapping of his son by them.
The cantoment police have already arrested the constable and his wife in this connection last evening.
According to police sources, police constable, Dilip Wagh, attached to the police headquarters and staying in Savitribai Phule Nagar, Padegaon, had allegedly detained four persons -- Bharat Misal his wife Kamalbai and their sons Ganesh and Anil, and badly beat them up during their detention for a day.
It was some 15 days ago, Wagh and his wife Kalpana allegedly beat up their son Vikky. Shocked Vikky, who then took a shelter with the neighbours, the Misal family, fearing the anger of his parents.
Though, the police constable, in a complaint to the Cantonment police, alleged that his son was kidnapped by the Misals,' he never booked a complaint with the police station so far in the last 15 days.
Instead, filing a police complaint, the constable brought the neighbours who had given shelter to his son at his residence, where he and his wife beat them. The constable further forced them to sign a bond that they would pay him the compensation for his expenses incurred in the last fiften days to find his son.
The illegal detention by the policeman was revealed last morning, only when their son with the help of his neighbours, went to the constable's house where he found his father, mother and two brothers tied up.
He then released all of them with the help of neighbours and later registered a complaint with the cantonment police station late afternoon yesterday.
The Cantonment police have registered an offence under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
"We have issued suspension orders of the constable with immediate effect, and investigations are on in the case" Mr Kamble said.
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