SRINAGAR: Two Special Police Officers (SPOs) were disengaged while an in charge of Manwal checkpoint of Udhampur Dhar road was also placed under suspension after a video in which some cops can be seen collecting money on the name of entry from truckers, went viral on social media.
According to the news agency KNO, the departmental inquiry was also ordered against Station House Officer (SHO).
Deputy Inspector General (DIG), Udhampur Reasi range, Sujit Kumar said that they have taken serious cognizance of the video regarding entry collection at naka.
“Incharge naka is hereby placed under suspension with SPOs visible in the video are disengaged from the services with immediate effect,” DIG said.
He added that a departmental enquiry has also been initiated against SHO.