Six policemen line attached
Badwani, MP, Nov 22 (UNI) Six policemen were caught in camera while illegally collecting money from highway users at Agra Mumbai National Highway in this district, police said today.
The sting operation was conducted by police in a bid to cleanse the police department in view of complaints of illegal collection of money and irregularities.
Deputy Inspector General of Police (Nimad range) Vipin Maheshwari said some policemen posted at Julwania checkpost were line attached one-and-half-months back following complaints of irregularities.
Since complaints kept pouring despite strict directions, video recording was carried out by sending a special team.
On the basis of a compact disc (CD) presented to the Badwani Superintendent of Police in this regard, six policemen from Julwania, Veejasan, Sendhwa (rural) and Sendhwa (urban) checkposts were line attached.
He said action will be taken against Station House Officers and sting operations will continue.
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