3 policemen accused of extortion suspended

first_imgGhaziabad: Three police officers in Ghaziabad were suspended on Monday after an FIR was lodged against them for trying to extort money from a railway contractor. IANS had earlier reported on how then Station House Officer (SHO) Sanjay Pandey and his deputies Aniruddh and Sachin, posted at Sihani Gate police station, ordered the Ghaziabad-based Tushar Goel to pay Rs 2 lakh to free him after one of his cheques bounced. Goel was allowed to go to bring the money but he instead approached the Anti-Corruption Court in Meerut, which on Thursday directed the police to register an FIR against the officials. Senior Superitendent of Police Sudhir Kumar Singh suspended them. Goel told the court that Pandey, Aniruddh and Sachin raided his house at midnight where they humiliated his parents and wife. They then took him to the police station and demanded Rs 2 lakh to free him. The Anti-Corruption Court ordered an FIR against the officials and has sought a report in the case.last_img read more

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Over 14000 military deserters make use of general amnesty

The General Amnesty will end on 13th of July (2016) and service personnel who had been absent without official leave (AWOL) can obtain their legal discharge by producing themselves together with the required details. According to Military Spokesman Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera, as of today (11th Monday, July 2016) 12347 Army, 756 Navy and 544 Air Force deserters have produced themselves to their respective service offices and obtained clearance and legal discharge. Over 14000 military deserters have made use of the general amnesty declared by the Ministry of Defence which ends on 13th July.The Ministry of Defence said that so far 14000 deserters have sought legal clearance during the general amnesty period. Accordingly Army, Navy and Air Force personnel can produce themselves to respective regiments or their last service station, Naval Complex in Welisara and Air Force Headquarters respectively.At the end of the general amnesty period legal actions will be taken against all those who fail to seek legal discharge. (Colombo Gazette) read more

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