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Forest Department employee booked for seeking bribe, using derogatory language against PM Narendra Modi

A video of the incident had surfaced on social media, in which forest guard Gulsher Ahmed is seen allegedly demanding Rs 1.75 lakh from the mill owner.

Published: 09th February 2021 12:40 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th February 2021 12:40 AM   |  A+A-

PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi (File Photo | PTI)

By PTI

FIROZABAD: An FIR was lodged against a Forest Department employee for demanding bribe from a saw mill owner and using derogatory language against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday, an official said.

A video of the incident had surfaced on social media, in which forest guard Gulsher Ahmed is seen allegedly demanding Rs 1.75 lakh from the mill owner in the Sirsaganj police station area.

On refusal, he is seen using derogatory language against the prime minister and the chief minister, District Magistrate Chandra Vijay Singh said.

The video was found correct on inquiry after which Ahmed was suspended with immediate effect, the DM said, adding that a case has also been registered against him.

Directives have also been issued for a departmental inquiry into the matter, the DM added.



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