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Probe ordered against police officers after dharna by BJP MLA over corruption

Press Trust of India  |  Mathura (UP) 

A departmental probe has been ordered against three police personnel in Uttar Pradesh's district after a BJP legislature levelled corruption allegations against them, police said on Monday.

Baldev constituency MLA Pooran Prakash had sat on a dharna at the station for over six hours on Sunday, alleging corruption and misbehaviour with the people by SHO Arvind Pal, and Sub-Inspectors and

According to Senior of Police Babloo Kumar, SP (Rural) Aditya Kumar Shukla has been asked to probe the matter and submit a report within 24 hours. Action would be taken on the basis of the report.

The SSP, however, has warned policemen to desist from corrupt practices, failing which they would face punitive action.

On Sunday, and the SSP assured agitators of action against erring policemen.

At the fag end of the dharna, the BJP MLA was rushed to a hospital after his blood pressure shot up. Prakash is fast returning to normal, a of the said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, September 10 2018. 21:10 IST
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