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Shreshtha Thakur, woman cop who took on BJP, joins duty in Bahraich

Thakur was supposed to join on Saturday, but as her leave for joining was to end, she reported for duty on Friday.

lucknow Updated: Jul 15, 2017 12:14 IST
HT Correspondent
Shreshtha Thakur had slapped a fine of Rs 200 on a local BJP leader for not wearing a helmet while riding a bike and also booked five others for obstructing discharge of official duty at Sayana circle of Bulandshahr last month.
Shreshtha Thakur had slapped a fine of Rs 200 on a local BJP leader for not wearing a helmet while riding a bike and also booked five others for obstructing discharge of official duty at Sayana circle of Bulandshahr last month.(HT PHOTO)

Shreshtha Thakur, the woman circle officer who was transferred after she took action against BJP activists in Bulandshahr, has joined for duty in Bahraich.

Soon after reaching here on Friday, the 2012-batch provincial police services (PPS) officer met Bahraich SP, Suneel Kumar Saxena at his office.

When approached by mediapersons, Thakur promised to interact with them at her office on Saturday.

She said she was yet to be assigned a responsibility or circle by the SP.

Bahraich DSP told HT over that Thakur was supposed to join on Saturday, but as her leave for joining was to end, she reported for duty on Friday.

The officer had slapped a fine of Rs 200 on a local BJP leader for not wearing a helmet while riding a bike and also booked five others for obstructing discharge of official duty at Sayana circle of Bulandshahr last month.

A video of her conversation with the BJP activists went viral on social media, following which the state government transferred her to Bahraich.

Meanwhile, SP Suneel Kumar Saxena held a meeting with traders and reporters at 2 pm on Friday to discuss the rising traffic problem in the city.

A large number of mediapersons and social activists reached the Police Lines expecting to see Thakur. However, she was not invited for the meeting, police sources said.