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Policemen charged with kidnapping dismissed from service in outer Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Three policemen posted at station in outer have been dismissed from service for allegedly kidnapping a man and demanding Rs 1.5 crore as ransom from his wife, an said Wednesday.

Sube Singh, Head and have been dismissed from service with immediate effect, the said.

Another police official, the Station House of station, has been sent to district lines and a probe ordered against him.

A case of kidnapping and extortion has been registered against the three policemen. They were arrested from Maurya Enclave on Tuesday, the said.

Police said a case of cheating was registered in Chandigarh against Pradhan, who was kidnapped by the policemen, and five others.

Except for Pradhan, the five others involved in the cheating case were arrested, he said.

Pradhan was caught on Sunday by the three policemen accused of kidnapping him. They held him hostage in Uttam Nagar and threatened his wife to implicate him in the cheating case if she refused to pay Rs 1.5 crore, the said.

An investigation is underway.

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 01:15 IST