The CB-CID of the Tamil Nadu police had registered a case against 10 police officers, including an assistant commissioner and a sub-inspector, for having intimidated a businessman, forcing him to transfer his property to another businessperson.
On Sunday, a case was registered against police officers in Tamil Nadu police station, after which the direction we’re given to investigate the matter.
A Chennai-based businessman, in his complaint, alleged that police detained him and his family illegally on his farmhouse and forced him to transfer his property to another businessman.
The complainant said that he had entered into a business venture with some of his associates but had later wound up the operations a few years ago. He said that he had made all the settlements through bank transfers. However, he complained that the police officers led by the assistant commissioner took him to the police station in September 2019 and threatened him with dire consequences.
He said that later he and his family were forcibly taken to a farmhouse on the outskirts of Chennai and were forced to transfer his property to another businessman.
Tamil Nadu police headquarters confirmed that they had transferred the complaint to CB-CID of Tamil Nadu police.