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Moga SSP removed from post within week of taking charge

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Just days after he was made the of Police of Moga,Singh Dhillon has been removed from the post after received reports he had sought earlier this week into some inquiries pending against him, a said.

Dhillon has been shifted as (Crime), the said.

Notably, Dhillon was reportedly facing allegations of having received Rs 40 lakh to "let off " three junior cops in a drug case, sources said.

The has taken the decision on his removal as inquiries, warranting disciplinary action against him, had been found to be pending, said the

The has also asked DGP and the to immediately take action on the said inquiries, he added.

Dhillo had been shifted to Moga as SSP in place of on July 2.

GS Toor, an with extensive experience during various stints as SSP in several districts of the state, has been appointed the new SSP Moga.

An IPS of the 2004\-batch, he is currently Counter Intelligence,

Toor, who has authored a book based on his experiences with drug addicts, is known to take stern view of drug abuse and trading, and has shown his commitment to creating awareness against the menace.

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First Published: Sun, July 08 2018. 00:25 IST