UP cop convicted of “kidnapping, assault” accused of fraud case

A UP Bulandshahr police officer has been suspended and sentenced for allegedly kidnapping an accused in a fraud case in Aligarh and torturing him during the investigation.

“Policeman Ajay Kumar is stationed at Kotwali Nagar Police Station and was the investigator in a fraud case. Without permission from higher authorities, the policeman took the accused into custody and it was alleged that he had been beaten by the police. The allegations were found to be founded and he was suspended with immediate effect. Further investigation into the matter will also take place, ”said Santosh Kumar Singh, SSP Bulandshahr.

Police said a complaint was filed on September 16 against Aligarh businessman Abhishek Tiwari. It has been alleged that Abhishek committed financial fraud after a check for Rs 6 lakh issued by him was bounced.

Since the FIR section did not deserve a sentence of more than seven years, a notice had to be sent by the court as there was no ground for arrest or custody, a senior official said. the police. Despite this, the policeman arrested Abhishek from Aligarh on Thursday.