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IPS officer attacked by colleagues for resisting alleged corruption in UP’s Banda

An IPS officer was attacked by other police officials when he resisted the collection of money from trucks transporting sand illegally in Uttar Pradesh’s Banda.

lucknow Updated: Jan 27, 2018 23:32 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Banda (Uttar Pradesh)
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An IPS officer was attacked by other police officials in Banda in Uttar Pradesh.(AFP / Representative Photo)

An IPS officer was attacked by other police officials on Saturday for resisting illegal ’recovery money’ from trucks carrying sand in Banda district of Uttar Pradesh, police said.

Superintendent of police Shalini said two policemen have been suspended in connection with the incident in Girwa police station area.

“Senior IPS officers Himanshu Kumar and Mohit Gupta reached Girwa police station this morning following complaints of illegal recovery from trucks carrying sand,” Shalini said.

“They caught station in-charge and a constable red-handed taking recovery (money) from the trucks. The cops attacked the police officers,” the SP said. In the attack, Himanshu Kumar was injured.

The police superintendent said a case has been registered against four persons, including Girwa police station in-charge Vivek Pratap Singh, and a constable.

First Published: Jan 27, 2018 23:24 IST