Six Uttar Pradesh Police constables, including two women, were suspended Tuesday for stopping over at the house of a friend of the main accused in a Rs 3,700 crore online scam while escorting him from Faridabad to Lucknow, an official said.
The six-member escort team included constables Rajan Singh, Ramesh Kumar, Arun Kumar, Arun, Susheela and Preeti, he said.
On the way to Lucknow, the team stopped at the house of a friend of the accused, Anubhav Mittal, in Noida. Later, the group also had lunch at a restaurant located in the housing complex.
The Noida police submitted a report to their counterparts in Lucknow about the incident.
An inquiry has been ordered into the incident, the official said.
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