A head constable, D. Sambaiah, attached to Crime Branch, in Government Railway Police (GRP), Vijayawada, was suspended on charges of illegal activities. GRP Superintendent of Police Ch. Syam Prasad issued suspension orders on Thursday.

According to sources, Sambaiah arrested an accused, Sukanda Pale, of Orissa State for allegedly possessing ganja in Vijayawada railway station, a couple of days ago. Police recovered 1.5 kg of the contraband from Pale and booked him under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985.

Mr. Syam Prasad said, the accused head constable took the debit card from Pale and drew Rs.6,000 from his account.