HC summons Banjara Hills SHO, SI for interfering in dispute

Taking a serious view of the intervention of police personnel in civil disputes, the High Court has directed the sub-inspector of police and station house officer of Banjara Hills police station in th

Published: 02nd December 2017 02:27 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd December 2017 08:21 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: Taking a serious view of the intervention of police personnel in civil disputes, the High Court has directed the sub-inspector of police and station house officer of Banjara Hills police station in the city to appear in person before it on December 12 for explanation. The court also directed the city police commissioner to deputy a senior officer to probe the allegations made by the petitioner. Similar cases before the court have been increasing because of the police officials interference in civil disputes, the court remarked.

The petitioner’s counsel, while placing relevant CCTV footage before the court, alleged that the SI, under political and official influence by Deekshith Rao, went to her business place along with his staff and forcibly took her to the police station to enter into compromise with Deekshith Rao with regard to their dispute relating to a financial matter while the complaint filed by the petitioner against Rao was closed by the SI as ‘civil in nature’, he pointed out.

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