A sub-inspector (SI) deployed with Sector 63 police station in Gautam Budh Nagar was suspended on Friday for dereliction of obligation after a personal cab driver complained to senior officers that he had been utilizing his cab service for personal work for the previous few months and not paying for it.
In line with Saurabh Chauhan, a resident of Ghadi Chaukhandi village in Sector 68, the SI began utilizing his cab service from March this yr.
“For the reason that final 5 months, SI Bhupendra Mishra, has been taking my taxi service freed from price. Once I requested him to pay, he stated the service was ‘ordered’ by the Noida police commissioner. Once I refused to offer my service any additional, he threatened to ship me to jail underneath a false case,” stated Chauhan. On Thursday, he submitted a criticism to the deputy commissioner of police (Central Noida). The criticism stated, “For the final one month, the SI was asking me to offer my taxi service for a visit to Lucknow and Prayagraj. Once I refused, he stated he would implicate me in a false case, and I might not be capable of do something about it. My life is in peril, and I request senior law enforcement officials to take motion within the matter”.
An inquiry was ordered into the matter on Thursday by the police commissioner Laxmi Singh, following which the SI was suspended on Friday.
“Throughout inquiry, it was discovered that the SI had hired an Innova from Chauhan to convey his visitor from Kanpur to Delhi and did not pay for the identical. He repeatedly used the cab service for journeys to his hometown in Prayagraj for personal work and did not pay and misused his official place,” stated an official assertion from police.
Commissioner Singh stated, “The SI has been suspended with fast impact for threatening the cab supplier, non-compliance with official duties, dereliction of obligation, tarnishing the dignity of the police division and uniform, non-observance of police conduct guidelines and flouting departmental self-discipline”.