Police officer who ‘helped’ drug peddler in Jammu and Kashmir suspended

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Police in Jammu and Kashmir say they’very suspended a police officer after a probe established that he was aiding a drug peddler in the state.

A police officer said, “Nitin Khajuri, a police sub-inspector, whose involvement in helping a drug peddler has been established through a secret enquiry, was suspended today.”

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A local drug peddler, identified as Vikram Jaindal, would bring contraband through a parcel and Khajuri would help the peddler clear the parcel at the railway station and also help its delivery to the final destination, police said.

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The inspector general of police ordered a departmental probe against Khajuri and the deputy inspector general of police was entrusted with the task of conducting the enquiry.

(IANS)

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