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Ex-Moga SSP surrenders passport

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Former Senior of Police Singh, against whom a look-out notice had been issued by Police Vigilance Bureau, today surrendered his passport to the police here.

Last Saturday, the bureau had issued a look-out notice for the ex-SSP in view of reports indicating that he may flee the country. He was required for questioning in connection with an FIR registered at Police Station Flying Squad,

A senior police said that Singh surrendered his passport through a Deputy Police (DSP) to the General (Headquarters), police, in the morning here

Besides, a letter was also submitted to the office of the of Police (Administration) in which the former SSP said that he had no plans to visit abroad, the said.

The FIR pertains to allegations against the dismissed Inderjit Singh, then posted in Tarn Taran, and Raj Jit, who was then SSP there, a police had said.

As per the FIR, some alleged drug smugglers had managed to get a clean chit in the of certain drugs seized from them as a result of the complicity of the lab staff, the said.

It was also alleged that Inderjit, on receiving a tip-off, had called the said lab staff for questioning and instead of arresting the main accused Jagdeep Singh, had, in collusion withRaj Jit Singh, made him an approver in the case, the said.

There are allegations that money exchanged hands in the process, according to the spokesman.

is currently posted as commandant 4th battalion Mohali since his transfer out of as SSP on July 2.

The and had last year ordered the setting up of the special investigation team (SIT) led by DGP Sidhharth Chattopadhyay to probe the role of Singh and a dismissed in the drug trafficking case.

In May this year, Chattopadhyay had submitted its report to the high court in relation to the alleged involvement of Raj Jit in the drug case.

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First Published: Mon, July 09 2018. 19:50 IST