Raipur: A police constable has been suspended with immediate effect after he was found having links with ganja smugglers.
Koriya SP Santosh Singh has suspended Kunwarpur outpost constable Suryapal Singh besides ordering a departmental inquiry against him after he was found having connection with ganja smugglers.
As per police sources, an audio clip was received by SP through which the constable's involvement in the case has become clear. The incident seems to have happened two weeks ago.
Meanwhile, in yet another case, Janakpur police station Incharge Jawahar Lal Gaikwad and ASI Laxmchand Kashyap were suspended by the SP for taking bribe and leaving an accused indulged in illegal transportation of ganja. Some other persons including ganja smugglers are also under the radar of investigation.
DGP DM Awasthi had directed all the Superintendents of Police to take strict possible action against illegal liquor and ganja business. In Koriya district, a large number of actions are being taken by the newly-appointed SP against illegal traders of ganja, drugs and illicit liquor and other drugs.