The three policemen were caught in Musibet when they set out to roam around with a seized Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV). The three policemen remained locked in the SUV for 3 hours as the owner of the car tracked and locked the moving car through Global Positioning System (GPS) technology.
The case is of the Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh. The car owner tracked his car to Nai Basti village in Lakhimpur Kheri district, 143 km from the capital of Uttar Pradesh. Anjana policemen were trapped in the SUV car for more than three hours. After all, this GPS technology works, let you know further.
The policemen are posted at Gomtinagar police station in Lucknow, one of which is a sub-inspector and two constables. The three policemen were on board a 2018 model SUV to investigate a case in Lakhimpur Kheri district on Wednesday. The SUV was seized by the police on Tuesday night following a clash between the two sides.
The owner of the car has filed a complaint with the Lucknow police alleging misuse of his car.
Lucknow Police Commissioner Sujit Pandey's office said in a statement, "SHO (Station House Officer) Gomtinagar, Pramendra Kumar Singh has been sent to the spot to investigate the case. Action will be taken against the culprits."
Regarding the GPS-powered locking system in the vehicle, experts say that this system ensures the safety of cars.
This is how GPS works
If a vehicle owner feels that their car is not in safe hands, they can send a message to the microcontroller that relays signals to stop the engine and also locks the car doors. The car can be restarted only after the car owner sends the password to the microcontroller.
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