Bihar police association protests against suspension of 11 officers

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Patna | August 6, 2016 4:07 PM

The Bihar Police Association (BPA) has protested against suspension of 11 station house officers (SHOs) for their failure to enforce the state-wide liquor ban in their areas of juridiction.

A day after Bihar police headquarters suspended 11 SHOs for their failure to enforce a liquor prohibition, BPA has described the suspension of SHOs as an act that will demoralise police officials who have been working hard to implement the liquor ban in the state. (PTI)A day after Bihar police headquarters suspended 11 SHOs for their failure to enforce a liquor prohibition, BPA has described the suspension of SHOs as an act that will demoralise police officials who have been working hard to implement the liquor ban in the state. (PTI)

The Bihar Police Association (BPA) has protested against suspension of 11 station house officers (SHOs) for their failure to enforce the state-wide liquor ban in their areas of juridiction. BPA president Mirtunjay Kumar Singh has demanded that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar intervene in the matter.

A day after Bihar police headquarters suspended 11 SHOs for their failure to enforce a liquor prohibition, BPA has described the suspension of SHOs as an act that will demoralise police officials who have been working hard to implement the liquor ban in the state.

“The state government should reinstate all the suspended SHOs immediately,” he said.

Singh has also threatened to intensify their protest against the action on the SHOs. “We have called a meeting of the BPA on August 28 in which all the districtpresidents and others will attend to decide the future course,” he said.

Taking tough action against police officials for violation of a total liquor ban in the state, the government has sent a strong message.

Additional Director General of police headquarter Sunil Kumar said that 11 SHOswere suspended after it was found that they failed to check and controlmanufacture of banned liquor in their jurisdiction. “Despite the liquor ban in place for the last four months, these SHOs did not take any step to crack down onmanufacture of illicit country made liquor in their areas.”

According to him, police station officer incharge of Phulwarisharief, Masaurhi(Patna district), Makhdumpur(Jehanabad district), Chand(Kaimur district), Dehri (Rohtas district), Maranga, Rupauli (Purnea district), Sultanganj (Bhagalpur district) and Motihari Mufassil, Ranisaidpur, Bairgania (Sitamarhi district) were suspended.

“Police station officers incharge were suspended for failure to implement a totalliquor ban in their respective jurisdiction,” Kumar said.

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