Amit Lodha, an Indian Police Service officer from the Bihar cadre who gained notoriety after the release of the online series “Khakee,” which is based on his book “Bihar Diaries,” has been the target of a First Information Report (FIR) filed by the Special Monitoring Unit of the Bihar Police.
Details about The Netflix show Khakee was inspired by IPS Amit Lodha, who is facing a corruption case:
An FIR was filed against Lodha under Sections 120(B) of the Indian Penal Code, which deals with criminal conspiracy, and 168 of the Prevention of Corruption Act (public servants unlawfully engaging in trade).
According to the police FIR, Lodha utilized “black money” to finance the web series. Additionally, the FIR claims that Lodha was not authorized to write a book and utilize it for profit.
The FIR alleged that Amit Lodha, the former Magadh range inspector general, engaged in illicit private and commercial activities with Netflix and Friday Story Teller Private Limited, a business that created the Khakee web series, despite being employed by the government.
“In light of their involvement and activities, the police studied the investigative report made by the investigating authorities and took action,” it continued.
The FIR added, “He exploited a book ‘Bihar Diary’ written by him for [the] production of a web series ‘Khakee the Bihar chapter’ by resorting to criminal acts in order to earn illicitly and to convert the black money into white.
The narrative of how a police officer is able to apprehend a notorious criminal who terrorized Bihar’s Sheikhpura district is told in the web series “Khakee: The Bihar Chapter.” The program is based on Lodha’s own book, Bihar Diaries.