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Five policemen lose job for fleecing truckers

Press Trust of India  |  Bhagalpur 

Five policemen, including an Assistant (ASI), have been dismissed from service for illegally taking money from truck drivers in the district.

Of the five policemen, four constables were suspended by of Police (SSP) yesterday while an was suspended by the Deputy General (DIG), Bhagalpur.

of Police said that four constables who have been dismissed from service are Kundan Kumar, Om Prakash Sahu, and Mohammad Razzak.

DIG Bhagalpur Vikas Vaibhav dismissed Rajaram Singh, the SSP said adding that DIG accepted his recommendation to dismiss the

It may be noted that a video had gone viral in June last year that showed them (five policemen) fleecing truckers near toll tax barrier of

DIG had ordered a probe into the matter, the SSP said.

of Police (DySP)(Headquarters) was made an who held all the five policemen guilty of illegally collecting money from truck drivers.

The DySP submitted his report to the SSP in this regard.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 20:10 IST