Police Station Where Case Registered Doesn’t Exist:Allahabad HC Issues Notice to Police Officer For Misleading the Court

Justice JJ Munir issued a notice to Amit Kumar, Sub-Inspector of Police, Police Station Kotwali, District Bijnor, who informed the Court (through AGA) that a case was registered against the Petitioner under Gangsters Act in Akbarabad police station (Amroha), despite the fact that such a police station does not exist.

The Court was hearing a bail application moved by the applicant-accused who was arrested in relation to a crime.

When the application came up for hearing on June 25, 2021, the Additional Government Advocate (AGA) made a statement on the basis of instructions received that there is a case against the applicant under the UP Gangsters Act at Police Station Akbarabad.

When the matter was heard on July 2, The applicant’s counsel claimed that the applicant is the victim of an overzealous action by a mystery organisation of police officers organised into Special Operation Groups.

In a supplementary affidavit, the applicant maintained that no complaint had been filed against him under Section 3(1) of the Uttar Pradesh Gangsters Act with Police Station Akbarabad, District Amroha, as alleged. It was also alleged that there was no Police Station named Akbarabad in the district of Amroha

It was submitted that the accused was arrested from his home and falsely foisted with recovery of some cars along with motorbikes.

The Court then asked the AGA about the same who did not dispute the applicant lawyer’s claim about the police station

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