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Three policemen accused of taking Rs 20 lakh dismissed

Press Trust of India  |  Cuddalore 

Three policemen, who allegedly took away Rs 20 in cash from an employee of a store under the pretext of checking the source of money, have been dismissed from service, a said here Monday.

The three - two head constables and a - were suspended last year after they took the cash from the staff of the store and hid the cash in a bush, the police said.

The accused, manning a checkpost here, had questioned the employee after intercepting a bus in which he was travelling and sought documents for the source of the money before taking it away, they said.

The three were dismissed after a departmental inquiry, a here told

The cash was recovered by the police.

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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 21:50 IST