IIC Ranjit Sahoo Suspended For Unauthorised Absence
Cuttack: Police DG B.K Sharma today suspended IIC Ranjit Kumar Sahoo for his unauthorised absence from duty.
Sahoo was under the scanner of the Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch for his alleged links drugs mafia Subhranshu Parida alias Chhota. Chhota was arrested by STF in July this year.
Chhota was the kingpin of brown sugar peddling in Khordha and adjoining areas and had hired more than 150 youths for brown sugar peddling.
Sahoo who is currently posted in Balasore was then posted with the Khordha Town police station.
Sources said that Sahoo has moved to the Orissa High Court seeking anticipatory bail in the case. “Sahoo has availed leave for few days but did not join after that. His mobile also remained switched off,” said a senior police official.