Goa relieves DIG on corruption charges


The Goa government has relieved its Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Vimal Kumar Gupta, following allegations of corruption against him.Gupta was relieved on December 5 and directed to report to the Union Ministry of Home Affairs.

Last week, a woman police sub-inspector and a constable were suspended after they allegedly offered bribe to Gupta to the inquiry into complaints against them.The constable was facing a departmental inquiry in a case related to  indiscipline. Besides, a departmental inquiry was on against the sub-inspector after she along with  another constable allegedly assaulted a man near Panaji in  2014 and took away his car.

The departmental inquiries conducted by Gupta would be reviewed by a senior officer who will take charge of the matter.

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