Mumbai Police constable who provided security to Amitabh Bachchan was suspended, allegedly earned Rs 1.5 crore

A Mumbai Police constable, who worked as actor Amitabh Bachchan’s bodyguard till August 2021, has been suspended for alleged unfairness and violation of service norms, an official said on Wednesday.

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Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan (Amitabh Bachchan) They are given X-class security, under which four people are stationed around them. While posted for his security, a news is coming about a constable which is a bit difficult to believe but it is a reality. that constable (Constable) Has earned more than 1 crore. suspended him for this (Suspend) Has been done. A Mumbai Police constable, who worked as actor Amitabh Bachchan’s bodyguard till August 2021, has been suspended for alleged unfairness and violation of service norms, an official said on Wednesday.

Constable Jitendra Shinde suspended

He said orders for suspension of constable Jitendra Shinde were issued on Tuesday and a departmental inquiry has been initiated against him. Shinde was earlier posted in the Protection and Security Branch of Mumbai Police. He worked as Amitabh Bachchan’s bodyguard from 2015 to August 2021, when he was ousted by Mumbai Police Commissioner Hemant Nagrale after it emerged that his annual income was Rs 1.5 crore. After August 2021, Shinde was posted at DB Mar police station in Mumbai.

When asked the exact reason for Jitendra’s suspension, a senior Mumbai Police official said that the constable had traveled to Dubai and Singapore at least four times without informing his superiors. He said that according to the service rules, he should have taken permission from his seniors to travel abroad. The official said that Jitendra has also opened a security agency in the name of his wife who was providing security to the Bachchan family, but the fee transactions are reflected in his bank account and not in his wife’s bank accounts.

inquiry committee constituted

He said that prima facie, Jitendra had also bought some properties, which he did not disclose. After suspending Shinde, the Mumbai Police Commissioner constituted an inquiry committee headed by Additional Commissioner of Police (South) Dilip Sawant, the official said. Amitabh is provided X class security under which four police constables provide him security in two shifts. Now what other updates come in this matter, it will be a matter to be seen.

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