Gurugram, Aug 8 (IANS) A Station House Officer (SHO) and three subordinate police officers in Gurugram were suspended on the charge of demanding money for the release of an oil tanker impounded illegally, police said on Wednesday.
Kherki Daula police station SHO Praveen Kumar, Assistant Sub-Inspector Dharmender Singh, and Head Constables Sukhbir Singh and Rajesh were suspended after they allegedly demanded Rs 1.5 lakh from the tanker owner to release the vehicle.
The Delhi-based owner had complained against the accused cops.
The tanker was seized near Narsinghpur on the Delhi-Gurugram Expressway after its driver is said to have sold diesel illegally at a village shop while on way to Dharuhera in Rewari district of Haryana.
“The four were sent to the district Police Lines and suspended. A departmental inquiry was also ordered,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Manesar) Rajesh Kumar told IANS.