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UP Cop Surrenders As CM Orders Bounty

Meerut: Hours after Yogi Adityanath on Thursday ordered a bounty of Rs 25,000 on an absconding police inspector consistent with the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister’s anti-graft motion, Laxmi Singh Chauhan surrendered in a Meerut court docket.

The state authorities introduced the bounty on Chauhan, who had been absconding after she was accused of embezzlement of Rs 70.2 lakh that had been recovered throughout a raid.

Together with Chauhan, a reward of Rs 25,000 every was additionally introduced on six different policemen who had been in her crew.

Chauhan was suspended in October after she raided the CMS Information-System firm that was entrusted the job of filling up ATMs of banks.

Throughout the raid, Chauhan and her crew took away Rs 70.2 lakh from the quantity that had been recovered. The CCTV footage confirmed Chauhan holding the bag in one other automotive.

The Inspector and the crew had been suspended, however all of them absconded earlier than they may very well be arrested.

Laxmi Singh Chauhan, by means of her legal professionals, utilized for anticipatory bail within the excessive court docket, however the identical was rejected. The court docket additionally ordered attachment of the properties of the accused.

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