Constables sacked for blackmailing girls after making MMS
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Last Updated: Friday, May 28, 2010, 21:14
Chhatarpur: Madhya Pradesh Government on Friday sacked the two policemen accused of making an MMS of a girl after forcing her to strip and later blackmailing her following which she along with her sister committed suicide.

Constables Arvind Patel and Kanhaiyalal Tiwari were terminated from service while cases under relevant IPC sections were registered against constables Praveen and Jitendra for threatening the sisters, Additional Director General of Police, CID, R C Arora told reporters here.

Arora went to the residence of the two sisters Dipanjali and Pushpanjali and enquired from their family members about the incident.

The senior police officials also spoke to the boy, Himanshu with whom Dipanjali was returning when the incident took place and also visited Orcha Road Police Station to examine the related documents.

They also questioned Dipanjali's friend Ranu Mishra to whom she had narrated the entire incident.

Arora said Kanhaiyalal and Arvind were arrested while officials were questioning the other two policemen.

On May 21, when Dipanjali was returning along with her companion Himanshu, Kanhaiyalal and Arvind stopped them and asked the boy to leave. Later, they forced Dipanjali to strip and prepared an MMS.

Dipanjali along with her sister reported the matter to the Superintendent of Police who ordered a probe into matter by placing both the constables under suspension.

Later, constables Praveen and Jitendra threatened the two girls to withdraw their complaint following which they committed suicide by consuming poison.

Following the incident, Madhya Pradesh Director General of Police S K Raut ordered a high-level inquiry into the issue.

Meanwhile, after his arrest constable Kanhaiyalal suffered a heart attack following which he was referred to Gwalior for treatment.


First Published: Friday, May 28, 2010, 21:14

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