Speed Post News Network
Motihari : An ASI ( Jamadar ) Dhananjay Kumar was arrested for seizing Rs 8.8 lakh cash from a staff of a Motihari jeweller in the name of checking the same in the wee hours on March 12 and refusing to return the money to him.
Chhotey Sah, staff of a jeweller Manoj Sah, was returning to Motihari from outside at 3 am on Mach 12, 2017, when ASI Dhananjay Kumar, who was on night patrolling, stopped him, searched his bike and seized Rs 8.8 lakh telling him that the amount would be returned to him after checking.
But, when Chhotey Sah visited Dhananjay’s residence after a few hours, the latter denied he had seized the amount from him, said SHO, Town Police station, Motihari, Ajay Kumar, quoting the FIR lodged by Chhotey Sah. A Town Police station team, following directive from East Champaran SP Jitendra Rana, conducted raid at ASI Dhananjay Kumar’s Motihari residence on March 12 itself and recovered Rs 8.8 lakh cash from there and arrested the ASI, said SHO Ajay Kumar. The SHO said that the entire amount had been recovered.