July 5, 2022

Key accused within the Angadia extortion case inspector Om Wangate has claimed that he had taken criminal motion towards Angadias at the directions of DCP Saurabh Tripathi however denied any wrongdoing. The Mumbai Police on Tuesday named DCP Saurabh Tripathi as a sought after accused within the Angadia extortion case, wherein 3 policemen were arrested and suspended from carrier.

In step with the police, the First Knowledge File which used to be registered on February 18 used to be registered towards 3 cops of LT Marg police station however the DCP used to be now not made an accused within the case as there used to be no proof discovered towards him to start with. On the other hand, all over the process investigation, really extensive proof have been accumulated towards the DCP in response to which he used to be booked at the fees of extortion, stated police.

“A number of police groups have been shaped and despatched to Lucknow, the house the town of the DCP at the side of a number of different places alternatively he’s but to be positioned. He isn’t to be had at his authentic place of abode in Mumbai, stated police officers.

In the meantime, the police have despatched a letter to the state house division for taking administrative motion towards the DCP, whilst the crime department has additionally submitted their report back to the house division.

After the FIR used to be registered, DCP used to be transferred to DCP operations, alternatively, he by no means reported to responsibility and remained absent. His spouse has knowledgeable the police that Tripathi isn’t neatly however no such paperwork have been produced, stated police.

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The Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU) investigating the case has to this point arrested Wangate, API Nitin Kadam and PSI Samadhan Jamdade all connected to the L T Marg police.

In step with the police, of their allegation, the Angadia affiliation claimed that the arrested officials detained a couple of Angadias on a couple of events within the month of December and allegedly extorted over ₹ 18-20 lakh from them by way of threatening to e book them or tip the Source of revenue Tax division about their unlawful actions.

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Printed on: Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 09:26 PM IST