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Gurugram: Arrest warrant issued against suspended IPS officer Dhirat Sotia in crores of theft case

An arrest warrant has been issued against suspended IPS officer Dheeraj Kumar Sotia, who was DCP South of Gurugram. On Saturday, on the recommendation of the STF, the court of Gurugram has issued these warrants. The suspended IPS officer is accused of taking a hefty amount out of the stolen amount. Out of which some amount was returned later and some kept it with himself. Dheeraj Kumar has already been suspended on the orders of the Haryana Home Ministry in the case of theft of crores in the flat of Kherki Daula Area Society.

Suspended IPS officer Dheeraj Kumar had been served two notices by the STF earlier but Dheeraj Sotia did not appear both times. After this STF also went to his house but he was not even present at home. After this, the STF had applied to the court to issue an arrest warrant, which the court approved and issued orders on Saturday. Advocate Jagbir Sehrao has confirmed the issue of warrant.

how much action has been taken so far

This case of theft of crores from a flat in Gurugram came to light in August, in which Gurugram Police has arrested 10 people so far. After this the investigation was handed over to the STF and the STF has also arrested 6 people so far. The sixth person, Ajit, a resident of Bhiwani’s Bawanikheda, was arrested on Friday and has been sent on five-day police remand.

what was the matter

The STF officer told the full story of this case. He told that the city doctor JP Joshi was called by Shyam, the employee of the developer. Shyam shared the details of the location of the cash. The location mentioned two flats of the developer. Shyam has promised that he will share the amount he will get as a reward with Joshi.

Joshi contacted his own acquaintance, Dr. Sachinder Jain (Naval). Jain had contacts with IPS officers. Jain spoke to the then DCP (South) Dheeraj Sotia in Gurugram. Sotia was requested to put Raid. But, Sotia is believed to have refused the request. He asked the doctor to contact the Enforcement Directorate officials.

Meanwhile, Jain’s driver Joginder made a suggestion, as per the investigation of the STF. He told that he knows Vikas Langarpuria. Joginder is a relative of Langarpuria. Doctor Jain passed the details to the gangster.

The men of Langarpuria started living with a rented flat in the same society for Reiki in mid-July. On the morning of 4th August, the gang men along with Shyam and another employee of the developer Anand stole money from the flats. Joginder was driving one of the vehicles in which the looted money was taken. He was given Rs 70 lakh of his share.

During interrogation with the suspects, the STF came to know that the cash was moved in two parts. First robbery of Rs 9 crore was committed. The next day another Rs 15 crore was looted. The men of ASI, Vikas Gulia and Langarpuria were suspected in passing this money. Gulia and Langarpuria were residents of the same village in Jhajjar. A few lakh rupees were given to the gang members involved in the robbery. After that he left the city.

Complicity of DCP exposed

In their statements, the doctors claimed that they had given Rs 3.5 crore in cash and gold to DCP Sotia. It was given as a bribe. Later, Sethia kept 20 lakh rupees and returned the rest of the money and gold. Sotia was aware that the investigation was being handed over to the STF. Sotia was transferred as the SP of Kurukshetra on 23 October. After Sotia’s name came up in the investigation, he was sent to the Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) in Rohtak.