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3 cops suspended for detaining 2 doctors illegally in Mumbai | India News – Times of India

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MUMBAI: Two officers and a constable attached to the Samta Nagar police were suspended following a complaint from a doctor that he and his friend (also a doctor) were assaulted in the detection room on April 25.
Dr Sarthak Rathi and Dr Shirish Rao were caught in a traffic violation case. However, the police officials allegedly treated the duo as criminals and made them wait for three hours.
The suspended cops are inspector Prakash Vasant Pawar, sub-inspector Prafulla Bhausaheb Masal, and police naik Sachin Ramrao Patil. After assaulting the two with a belt, Masal and Patil allegedly took Rs 25,000 from Dr Rao, said a senior police officer.
The cops were suspended after a preliminary inquiry conducted by additional commissioner of police (north region), Rajiv Jain, found merit in the doctor’s complaint. CCTV grabs corroborated the complaint. A departmental inquiry is underway against the three police officials.

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