Lie detector test to solve theft of LED screen from DGP's office

Lie detector test to solve theft of LED screen from DGP's office

Staffers at the state police headquarters will be asked to take a lie detector test over the theft of an LED television set on April 3.

Police initially suspected a KSRP constable who had repaired the wiring in the conference hall on the seventh floor from where the television was stolen. He was later found to be innocent, a police officer said.

Senior police officers are certain that the expensive television set was stolen by an insider as it is “almost impossible” for an outsider to cart away such a large device from the high-security office of the DG&IGP on Nrupathunga Road in the heart of Bengaluru. Investigators have reviewed the CCTV footage many times but found no clue.

The staff at the DG&IGP’s office are frisked once they enter the imposing building but there is no checking when they leave. “The thief clearly knew this. It’s also possible that a senior officer used his subordinate staff to take the television home,” the officer said. Kamal Pant, ADGP (Administration), said the incident had been taken seriously and would be solved soon.