UP cops felicitated by history sheeter

UP cops felicitated by history sheeter

They were supposed to bring him to book for he was a dreaded criminal and history sheeter. Instead, they got themselves felicitated by him and that too inside a police station.

In an incident reflective of the nexus between the police and criminals, two senior officers, deployed in Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura district, were reportedly felicitated by a history sheeter inside the Radha Kund police outpost a few days ago.

The matter came to light after pictures showing inspector Subhash Baliyan and senior sub-inspector Vinod Tomar being offered a ‘pagri’ (turban) at a function went viral on social networking sites.

According to reports, Tomar and Baliyan had recently been shifted from their respective place of deployment. A customary farewell party was organised on the occasion.

The party was organised by Rohan Singh, a resident of Bhawanpura village in the district and a dreaded criminal. Singh was seen felicitating the officers at the function, which was attended by a large number of police personnel.

Incidentally, Singh had various cases filed against him at the Govardhan police station, where Tomar was posted as the senior sub-inspector.

The two officers, however, pleaded that they had no idea about Singh’s criminal background.Taking serious note of the issue, the state government suspended the officers and ordered a probe.

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