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Noida SI, constable fail to recognise UP DGP's vehicle, suspended for indiscipline: Officials

Press Trust of India  |  Noida (UP) 

Two police officials in were suspended for alleged indiscipline after they apparently failed to recognise a vehicle of the police on Wednesday, officials said.

of Police (DGP) O P Singh was on his way to attend a meeting in when he happened to cross the city, according to a senior police

The officials -- a sub-inspector and a -- were from the Sector 39 police station and deployed at the check post when the incident took place around 2.30 pm, of Police (SSP) said.

"The SI and the were not wearing their caps, which were kept in their gypsy, while they were on duty. They had failed to recognise the vehicle of the DGP and their approach was very casual during the episode. So they have been suspended for indiscipline," the SSP told

Quashing reports that the SI and the had argued with the DGP, Sharma clarified that the two had recognised the police after reaching near the vehicle.

Singh, who has previously served in various organisations including the SPG (PM Security) and headed the (NDRF) and Central Industrial Security force (CISF), was appointed as the UP DGP on January 1 this year.

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 23:45 IST