IO suspended, three HPS officials face action in divorcee’s case

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Gurugram, May 22 (IANS) Five police officers, including three Assistant Commissioners of Police (ACPs), face action following complaint filed by a divorcee in a district court and after the intervention of the Haryana DGP, an officer said on Tuesday.

“Sub-Inspector Babu Lal has been suspended while a departmental inquiry has been ordered against the SHO concerned,” a senior police officer told IANS.

The woman met Haryana DGP B.S. Sandhu, after which action against three Haryana Police Service officers posted as Assistant Commissioners of Police in the area has been initiated, he said.

Suman Virk, then resident of a housing society in Sector 57 in Gurugram and presently living in Delhi, had filed a complaint in the Gurugram court to seek an FIR against 14 persons, including senior police officers, doctors and others.

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Virk had urged the court for registeration of a case dealing with offences of abduction, beating, harassment, fraud, breach of trust, criminal intimidation, conspiracy etc.

The complainant said she had approached police in 2016 with a complaint on a domestic matter, but claimed that several ACPs, SHOs and Investigation Officer (IO) of Sector 56 police station did not take any action on her application.

On Virk’s complaint, Judicial Magistrate (1st Class) Aakriti Verma on May 8 ordered the SHO of Sector 56 police station to registered an FIR and conduct investigation.

–IANS

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