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3 days before retirement, Delhi ACP booked in rape case suspended

Three days before his retirement, an Assistant Commissioner with the Delhi Police, who had been booked on rape expenses in 2018, was suspended by the Delhi Chief Secretary.

ACP Ramesh Kumar Dahiya was the SHO of Sadar Bazar police station on the time of the alleged incident, and was despatched on medical depart after the lady filed an preliminary criticism in opposition to him.

An order issued on January 28 by Chief Secretary Vijay Kumar Dev states, “Whereas Ramesh Kumar, the then SHO (Sadar Bazar), now ACP (First Battalion in Delhi Armed Police), was involved in FIR No. 205/18, dated September 19, 2018, under IPC sections 376 (rape), 363 (kidnapping), 506 (threatening), 328 (poisoning) and 34, 8, 10 of POCSO Act. The officer while performing as SHO (Sadar Bazar) committed the act of sexual harassment, threatening, sexual harassment of minor daughter of the complainant, and kidnapping of the complainant’s son. Now, therefore, in exercise of powers conferred by sub-rule (1) of Rule 10 of the CCS (CCA) rules, 1965, hereby places Kumar under suspension with immediate effect.”

After the FIR was registered, the case was transferred to the Crime Branch, which filed a chargesheet.

The complainant is the spouse of an area felony and got here in contact with the officer after her husband’s loss of life.

The lady has alleged in her criticism that he met her on the pretext of serving to her and raped her on a number of events. She claims she didn’t report the matter fearing a menace to her and her kids’s life.

The Chief Secretary’s order additional states, “During the period this order will remain in force, the headquarters of Kumar will be Delhi and he will not leave the headquarters without obtaining prior permission of the competent authority.”

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