Days after arresting 3 cops for allegedly extorting cash from angadias or conventional couriers the Mumbai police on Tuesday made the zonal Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Saurabh Tripathi as an accused within the case.
The Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU) investigating the case produced inspector Om Wangate earlier than the courtroom on Tuesday, within the remand software Tripathi’s title used to be discussed as a sought after accused. Wangate who used to be arrested on Thursday used to be 3rd accused to be arrested within the case, previous the police had arrested API Nitin Kadam and PSI samadhan Jamdade all connected to the L T Marg police. Either one of them are recently in judicial custody whilst Wangate’s police custody has been prolonged by way of 4 days.
After the offence used to be registered Tripathi used to be transferred to the publish of DCP operations alternatively Tripathi has since then went on a go away and but to take the fee. The Loose Press Magazine attempted contacting Tripathi alternatively his telephone remained unreachable.
In keeping with the police, of their allegation the angadia affiliation claimed that the arrested officials detained few angadias on more than one events within the month of December and allegedly extorted over ₹18-20 lakh from them by way of threatening to guide them or tip the Source of revenue Tax division about their unlawful actions.
After a number of such incidents the affiliation contributors approached Tripathi, who used to be then DCP zone 2 alternatively he did not took cognisance in their criticism leaving the affiliation contributors to approached then Mumbai police commissioner Hemant Nagrale who then initiated an inquiry.
The inquiry used to be given to further CP (South) area Dilip Sawant to analyze, Sawant may be complainant within the case.
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Printed on: Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 09:43 PM IST