BENGALURU: Bengaluru City Police Commissionerate N S Megharik has dismissed eight police personnel, including a sub-inspector, on Wednesday for their alleged involvement in dacoity cases that took place in the city recently.
The crimes were committed post-demonetisation and on the pretext of exchanging demonetised currency notes.
Sub-inspector N C Mallikarjun and constables Manjunatha Moggad, L K Girish, Chandrashekar and Anantharaju of Kalasipalya police station were involved in dacoity case of `35.5 lakh which was registered at Peenya police station.
Constables at Girinagar police station, Mayura and Raghava Kumar, were allegedly involved in dacoity case of `8 lakh. B Shesha, a constable of Organised Crime Wing of CCB, was involved in dacoity of `22.3 lakh. A case in this connection was registered at Magadi Road police station.
City Police commissioner N S Megharikh dismissed them from their service under Article 311 (2)(b) of the Constitution.
Police inspector of Kalasipalya Raghavendra was also suspended by the Police commissioner for negligence and lack of supervision over subordinate staff.