SSP (Moga) Surjit Singh Grewal suspended SHO Bhola Singh for alleged indiscipline and ordered a departmental probe into the matter, they said.
To nab a suspected drug smuggler, the SHO was told to keep a close watch on all vehicles passing through a police barricade.
After midnight, DSP Jaswinder Singh found the SHO allegedly sleeping on a chair, police said.
He was without uniform and was allegedly under the influence of liquor, they said
On DSP's report, the SSP suspended the SHO with immediate effect.
Moga: A Station House Officer of Ajitwal
Police Station in Moga district of Punjab was placed under suspension on Tuesday for alleged dereliction of duty, police said.
First Published: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 17:51