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Noida: Sector 20 police station gets new SHO

NOIDA: Nearly per week after SHO Manoj Pant was arrested inside the Sector 20 police station whilst taking a bribe of Rs eight lakh to vary an FIR against a choice centre proprietor, the police station has got a brand new in-charge.

Meanwhile, the Meerut anti-corruption court docket has rejected the bail pleas of Pant and three local reporters arrested in the case.

Rajvir Singh Chauhan, who briefly served as Rabupura SHO earlier than being transferred to the district crime records bureau (DCRB), took charge of Sector 20 police station on Monday night time, officers said.

Police said they are now looking to nab a 5th accused in the case, Jeetendra, who has been recognized as a private particular person. During an interplay with mediapersons following the operation on January 30, SSP Vaibhav Krishna had recognized the accused as being “with regards to the SHO”.

Circle officer II Rajeev Singh informed NewsTread that the law enforcement officials are looking to find his present whereabouts.

Further, the investigation into the other cases lodged in Sector 20 space against alleged fake name centres that had been being handled via suspended further SHO Jaiveer Singh will now be handled via an officer protecting the rank of an inspector. The officer concerned has to be determined via the Gautam Budh Nagar SSP, officers said.

While SHO Pant was caught red-handed inside the Sector 20 police station via a workforce led via SSP Krishna whilst accepting the money from a choice centre proprietor in change for doing away with the latter’s title from an FIR, the reporters had been nabbed for facilitating the deal.

Additional SHO Jaiveer Singh was later suspended for his suspected “involvement.”

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