The Home Department of Maharashtra suspended DIG (Deputy Inspector General) Nishikant More after he was accused of molesting a 17-year-old girl.
The Panvel court rejected the arrest bail application of DIG (Deputy Inspector General) Nishikant More.
The 17-year-old girl is from Navi Mumbai, and is currently missing.
The girl registered a case against the DIG on Monday.
The Mumbai police have formed a search and rescue team for the girl, but she is yet to be located.
Before leaving her house, the girl wrote a suicide note.
In her note, the 17-year-old girl mentioned how she was being pressured by DIG (Deputy Inspector General) Nishikant More.
The girl said the police officer was pressuring her family to take the rape case back.
The Mumbai police have also registered a kidnapping case after the family of the minor said she was kidnapped.
In the suicide note, the 17-year-old girl wrote she was going to commit suicide by jumping in front of a train.
The brother of the girl said her family was threatened by Constable Dinkar Salve, a constable that was once posted with the DIG.
Dinkar Salve was seen and caught following the girl in Maharashtra after the family of the victim tried to register a complaint against the DIG.
Anil Deshmukh, the Home Minister of Maharashtra, said the police have launched an investigation against the accused.
Dinkar Salve, the constable, has been suspended.
The role of Dinkar Salve is being investigated.
His presence was confirmed as the brother of the victim took his pictures and showed it to the authorities.
Anil Deshmukh, the Home Minister of Maharashtra, assured disciplinary action will be taken against Nishikant More.
Nishikant More, the DIG of Motor Transport, molested the girl on her birthday.
The incident happened on June 5, 2019, on the birthday of the 17-year-old girl.
Nishikant More is the friend of the victim’s father, and he allegedly touched her inappropriately during the event in front of everyone.
In recent reports, it suggested that the police did not register a case against the DIG.