Caught On Cam: 6 Policemen Loot Agra Toll Plaza Of Rs 40k

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| August 24 , 2017 , 08:49 IST

Authorities at a toll plaza on the Agra-Delhi National Highway 2 became victim to a looting, and that too by police officers!

According to reports, 6 police personnel of Mathura, including a circle officer manhandled the staff at the toll plaza and looted Rs 40,000 cash from them, following which the authorities filed a complaint against the policemen. The entire incident was caught on CCTV footage.

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Assistant manager of the plaza OP Yadav said, "Six policemen, including the circle officer of Refinery circle Nitin Singh, came to the plaza on the intervening night of August 22 and 23 and looted the cash after assaulting the staff. CCTV footage of the incident has been submitted along with the complaint."

When the policemen arrived at the toll plaza driving an SUV belonging to the circle officer (CO) and entered the fast lane for tag vehicles, the barrier went down and blocked the vehicle's exit since the vehicle did not have the requisite fast lane tag.

"The CO and other policemen came out and started threatening the staff. An argument ensued, following which they manhandled the staff,"  added Yadav.

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Meanwhile, the CO Nitin Singh has denied allegations and claimed that he was on patrol duty when 3 people approached him complaining that the toll staff was charging extra money.

"We have already registered a case against 25 people including the manager on duty, Vinay Yadav and unidentified people under sections 147 (rioting) and 332 (voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty)," Singh said.