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Selfie With Murder Accused: Odisha DGP Suspends IIC For 'Serious Misconduct'

15 October 2019


Bhubaneswar: DGP BK Sharma on Tuesday placed former IIC of  Chandrabhaga Marine police station, Bulu Munda under suspension over serious misconduct while discharging his duty.

As per a press note issued by the State Police Headquarters today, Munda was charged with serious misconduct during the process of arrest and escort of murder accused.

The matter relates to arrest of the prime accused in a murder case registered by Astaranga police on October 6. A selfie (photograph) of Munda with the accused was making rounds on social media following which he was transferred to the Puri District Headquarters (SP Office) today.

The orders of his suspension came late in the evening. During the period of suspension, he shall remain under disciplinary control of Superintendent of Police, Puri, the note added.