CCTV footable on the shop reportedly exhibits the 2 constables pocketing the monehy
Two policemen have been positioned below suspension after a preliminary inquiry revealed that they stole ₹5 lakh money from a jewellery shop which was performing on NSC Bose Road throughout the full lockdown. A departmental inquiry additionally has additionally been ordered.
A fortnight in the past, two constables hooked up to Flower Bazaar police station have been on patrol responsibility on NSC Bose Road. They noticed a jewellery shop with shutters partially down. Inside, they discovered the employees counting cash. The constables questioned the proprietor on opening the shop throughout full lockdown.
A sub-inspector who reached the scene spot, pacified the constables and so they left. Later, the jewellery proprietor realised that ₹5 lakh was lacking from the shop and CCTV footage confirmed the 2 constables taking the money from a desk and protecting it inside their trouser pockets. He lodged a grievance with Flower Bazaar Police apart from informing greater officers.
Senior officers carried out a preliminary inquiry and on the idea of report, the 2 constables have been suspended pending inquiry. The involvement of sub-inspector was additionally being probed, mentioned sources.