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Man arrested in Hooghly for ‘posing as IPS officer’

Chandannagar police said accused Siddharth Chakraborty wearing a police uniform was found drinking with two women in a vehicle mounted with a blue beacon.

By: Express News Service | Kolkata |
September 10, 2021 5:30:08 am
The vehicle was seized.

A man allegedly impersonating as an IPS officer was arrested in Hooghly on Wednesday. Chandannagar police said accused Siddharth Chakraborty wearing a police uniform was found drinking with two women in a vehicle mounted with a blue beacon.

When asked about his background, Chakraborty, a resident of Chandannagar, introduced himself as a deputy superintendent of police. Police became suspicious and questioned him, leading to his unravelling. The vehicle was seized.

The accused had earlier worked as a medical representative.

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