Three UP police constables,deputed for security of Ajay Katara prime witness in the Nitish Katara murder case on Saturday filed a complaint alleging that a colleague offered them Rs 50 lakh each for not guarding Ajay during an attack planned at the behest of politician.
The three constables Harun Ali,Vivek Pal Singh and Ravi Kumar filed a complaint against constable Kishan Pal Yadav,who has also been deployed in Ajays protection,Superintendent of Police (Rural) Jagdish Sharma said.
In their complaint,the trio have alleged that constable Yadav had asked them to adopt a negligent approach in Ajay Kataras protection as the politician allegedly wanted him dead. They said in the complaint that in return they were offered Rs 50 lakh each and promotions.
Kataras security has been increased by the district police following the constables allegations,Sharma said. After getting complaints from three constables,Superintendent of Police (Police Lines) has been asked to probe the allegations. If the accused constable is found guilty in the probe,strict action would be taken against him, Sharma said.
Meanwhile,Kishan Pal Yadav is said to be on the run since the allegations surfaced.
Vikas Yadav is serving a life sentence along with cousin Vishal Yadav for killing Nitish Katara in February 2002.
Nitish (24),a business executive,was killed by Vikas and Vishal Yadav on February 16,2002.