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Three Uttar Pradesh police officers suspended for extortion allegations

Three constables in Jahangiraganj police station, Ambedkar Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, have been suspended for assaulting and extorting money from four individuals. Two complaints were filed, one involving three youths being beaten and extorted Rs 80,000, and another individual being detained, beaten, and forced to pay Rs 30,000.

Ambedkar Nagar SP, Kaustubh, has taken action by suspending constables Saurabh Jatav, Navneet Rana, and Pervez. A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been formed to look into the allegations, led by an ASP-rank officer.

The preliminary investigation suggests that the constables demanded money even after the disputes were resolved. The SP has issued notices to the constables for an explanation, and two police circle-rank officers have been included in the SIT for impartiality.

The accused constables are under scrutiny for their actions, as allegations of assault and extortion have surfaced in Ambedkar Nagar. The investigation is ongoing, and further actions will be taken based on the findings of the SIT.

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