BR Meena, Inspector General (IG) of the Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) who was accused of harassing a woman, has been given a clean chit by an investigation team led by additional director general, PAC, Ajay Anand. Inspector General BR Meena is currently posted in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh.
The investigating committee probing the allegations against Meena has submitted its findings to Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Mukul Goel, Hindustan Times quoted a senior police official as saying.
The police official said that the complainant and their family retracted their complaint a few days after making the accusation on Twitter on July 30. A written apology was also issued to the investigation committee on behalf of the family wherein they family members claimed that the tweet wasn’t authentic.
Inspector General BR Meena was being investigated after a man from Ghaziabad alleged on Twitter that the Indian Police Services (IPS) officer had harassed his daughter.
“BR Meena IPS 97 batch, IG PAC Allahabad calls my daughter in late night hours and threatens her from different numbers. Govt take action against him (sic),” the complainant, identified as Ashok Kumar, alleged.
On social media, the complainant identified himself as a retired government official living in Ghaziabad. Other details about the complainant or his daughter could not be known except that the Twitter account was created in the month of July itself.
While making his accusation, Ashok Kumar also tagged the post to the Twitter handles of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and DGP Mukul Goel.
Responding to the allegations, the UP police took to social media to say that DGP Mukul Goel directed ADG PAC to “conduct an inquiry” into the matter and submit a report. Inspector General BR Meena has been given a clean chit following this investigation.