432 police booked for abetting criminals, misconduct

- Post Report, MORANG

Aug 1, 2015-

A total of 432 police personnel in the Eastern region have been booked for their carelessness while providing security and for involvement in various illegal activities in the last fiscal year.

According to Eastern Regional Police Office, Biratnagar, one SP, one DSP, three Police Inspectors, 34 Sub-Inspectors, 44 Additional Sub-Inspectors, 91 Head Constables and 253 Constables have been booked last year.

Police Inspector Shyamlal Subba said 432 police personnel have been booked for their activities against police rules and regulations. According to Subba, 54 police staffers – including two Sub-Inspectors, two Additional Sub-Inspectors, seven Head Constables, 38 Constables and five recruits – have been sacked for their involvement in smuggling, drinking, engaging in disputes, forging fake documents and carelessness while performing their duties.

According to Regional Police Office, there are 12, 000 police personnel in 16 districts of the Eastern development region.

Meanwhile, an SP including 27 police personnel have been suspended for their activities against police policy last year. Fifteen police staffs have been demoted to lower time scale. A further six personnel have also been demoted.

Regional police have warned 232 staffs and four others have been sent for background check. Promotion of 45 staffs has been halted while the salary increment grade of 49 staffs has been halted.

DIG Madhav Prasad Joshi said the number of guilty has increased due to strict policy. "We immediately book police staffs for their activities against police rules and regulations," said Joshi, adding that they are on the way to purify police force.

Likewise, former DIG Bhaktinath Majhi said a large number of police personnel were involved in illegal activities due to lack of proper monitoring and inspection.


Published: 01-08-2015 13:52

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