Man arrested for posing as an IG of the TN police

Delhi police on Friday arrested one person for posing as a senior IPS officer from Tamil Nadu.

The 53-year-old, identified as Rajiv Gupta, was arrested from Sita Ram Bazar area here after Hauz Qazi police station received information about a man moving about suspiciously in the area.

Gupta was found to be posing as an Inspector General of Police (IG) of Tamil Nadu cadre.

On conducting search police found he was carrying a fake identity card which mentioned him to be an officer from the 1989 IPS batch and currently posted as IGP.

A case under section 170 IPC has been registered and an investigation is underway.

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