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4 cops land in trouble for 'misappropriating' Rs 10 lakh

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Four Police personnel, including an Inspector, have come under the scanner for allegedly misappropriating Rs 10 lakh in demonetised currency notes recovered by them during a raid, police said today.

No case has been registered so far, but the four policemen, working with the operations unit of outer district, have been sent to the police lines, they added.

The four had apprehended an employee of a property dealer and recovered an amount of Rs 31 lakh from him on Wednesday, police said.

The raid was conducted near Rithala metro station on a tip-off and the employee of the realtor was caught with the money in demonetised currency notes, they added.

The accused had allegedly shown the amount recovered as Rs 21 lakh, thereby misappropriating Rs 10 lakh, police said.

Additional DCP(I) of outer police district is investigating the matter.

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First Published: Fri, November 25 2016. 20:49 IST