Rising crime takes toll, eight policemen suspendedMay 24th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 24 (IANS) Hit by a string of robberies, Ghaziabad police have suspended eight of their personnel, including an inspector and a sub-inspector, holding them responsible for rising crime in their respective areas.
Holding Vaishali police post in-charge Sub-Inspector H.N. Singh responsible for the Rs.600,000 heist Friday at a Syndicate Bank branch in the area, Senior Superintendent of Police Akhil Kumar suspended him and three of his colleagues - constables Surendra Pal, Ansar Ali, Babu Khan and Sukhram.
Similarly, Kavi Nagar police station in-charge Inspector Gajendra Singh and three constables - Laxmi Kant Mishra, Yash Pal and Sansar Singh - were suspended after robbers looted a trader of Rs.510,000 in broad daylight Saturday.