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FIR against SI for flaunting ruling party flag on number plate

District police spokesman Ashish Dwivedi said the sub inspector was identified as Avinish Singh, posted at Thakurganj police station. He said SSP Kalanidhi Naithani had taken the matter seriously.

lucknow Updated: Mar 17, 2019 12:55 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Lucknow
Sub-inspector,Uttar Pradesh police,Uttar Pradesh
Police officials said the S-I’s motorcycle was seized after registration of FIR for violation of model code of conduction .  (HT FILE PHOTO)

Flaunting the ruling party’s symbol and flag on his motorcyle’s registration number plate proved costly for a sub inspector on Saturday when senior police officials took cognizance of a photograph which went viral on social media.

Police officials said the S-I’s motorcycle was seized after registration of FIR for violation of model code of conduction .

District police spokesman Ashish Dwivedi said the sub inspector was identified as Avinish Singh, posted at Thakurganj police station. He said SSP Kalanidhi Naithani had taken the matter seriously. An FIR under IPC Section 188 for disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant had been registered against him and the motorcycle had been seized, he said.

First Published: Mar 17, 2019 12:55 IST