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Punjab cop accused of pushing woman into drugs arrested

Placed under suspension on June 28 over allegations of forcing a Ludhiana woman into drug abuse, Dhillon, who was posted as DSP Ferozepur, was dismissed from service on Monday.

punjab Updated: Jul 03, 2018 22:04 IST
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A senior Punjab Police officer, dismissed over allegations of pushing a woman into drugs, was arrested on Tuesday and sent to four-day police remand, officials said.

Deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Daljit Singh Dhillon was produced before the Mohali court after he was arrested from Jalandhar by the crime cell of Punjab police, AIG crime Rakesh Kaushal said.

Placed under suspension on June 28 over allegations of forcing a Ludhiana woman into drug abuse, Dhillon, who was posted as DSP Ferozepur, was dismissed from service on Monday.

His dismissal orders came after legal examination of the fact-finding inquiry conducted by IPS Anita Punj, Director, Punjab Police Academy, Phillaur based on the statement of the victim.

A case under relevant sections of the IPC and NDPS Act were registered against Dhillon.

First Published: Jul 03, 2018 22:03 IST