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34-yr-old man arrested for posing as IPS officer

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Police Thursday arrested a 34-year-old man who allegedly posed as an and drove a car with a beacon and police's logo to create an impression amongst his friends from West Delhi's Subhash Nagar, officials said Thursday.

The accused, Divay Malhotra, was involved in the crime for the last two years, they said.

At around 10.20 pm on Wednesday, a car flashing beacon lights with a logo of the Police was spotted coming from towards Subhash Nagar, of Police (West) said.

When police enquired, he rebuked them and said he was an However, police at the spot found his behaviour, activities and appearance suspicious and asked him to produce an identity card. He then became furious and threatened the police that he is the son of Delhi's of police, the said.

However, on sustained enquiry, he was identified as Divay Malhotra, a resident of Meenakshi Garden, police said, adding he runs a cyber cafe in his locality and his parents are doctors, she said.

Subsequently, the accused was arrested. Two beacon lights and the logo of the Police were seized, she added.

A case was registered, police said, adding further investigation is underway.

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First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 21:10 IST