Odisha Cop Suspended For ‘Framing’ Man In Loot Case

The Man Was Arrested For A Crime That Took Place While He Was In Jail

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Balasore: He mixed up dates and that cost him his job. Here we are about Minaketan, an ASI of Soro police station, who was suspended on Thursday for implicating a man in a false case and arresting him.

The accused, identified as Ranjit Nayak (20) of Chintamanipada village, was arrested on November 1 for allegedly snatching a bag containing cash from a finance company employee at Bidu Chhak under Soro police limits on May 23, 2019.

Here’s the catch: He was lodged at Soro Sub Jail  in connection with another case from January 19 to August 2, when he was released on bail.

Ranjit’s family members questioned the police action and the incident came to light after Balasore IG Diptesh Kumar Pattanayak placed the ASI under suspension.



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