An Indian Police Service (IPS) officer has been charge-sheeted for allegedly taking seized drugs home.
The IPS officer had allegedly taken 6.9 kg of seized brown sugar to his residence in 2018.
The charge-sheeted officer is an inspector general of police (IGP) rank officer in Nagaland.
The charge sheet was filed in the court of principal sessions judge in Kohima under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance (NDPS) Act and the Prevention of Corruption Act.
The officer has been identified as IGP (CID) Richard Yimto.
The officer had allegedly took seized contraband to his official residence from where it was recovered later.
The Narcotics Cell of Nagaland Police had seized brown sugar from a car coming from Manipur at Khuzama on the inter-state border on August 3, 2018.
The officer is currently posted as IGP (Village Guard).