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Over 400 Delhi Police personnel placed under suspension in 2020

Taking disciplinary action against police personnel for their alleged practices and misconduct, 250 vigilance enquiries were also conducted last year, the police said.

The Delhi Police on Friday said over 400 of its personnel were placed under suspension and another 1,325 were punished for misconduct in 2020.

Taking disciplinary action against police personnel for their alleged practices and misconduct, 250 vigilance enquiries were also conducted last year, the police said.

According to a data released by the police here, of the 250 vigilance enquiries, allegations in 49 enquiries were proved against 115 police officials and disciplinary action were taken against them.

It stated that 420 police personnel were placed under suspension and 561 departmental enquiries were initiated against 707 of its personnel of which 525 were disposed off.

It further added that 1,325 policemen were punished.

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