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SPs to be held accountable, SHOs to be suspended for sale of illegal liqour, warns Chhattisgarh DGP DM Awasthi

Last updated on November 5, 2020

Raipur Munaadi:

To stop illegal transport of liqour, Chhattisgarh Director General of Police (DGP) DM Awasthi has given strict instructions to all the Inspector General of Police (IGPs) and Superintendent of Police (SPs). He has given instructions to take strict action against illegal liqour sale and its transportation. In case illegal liqour is found, Station House Officers (SHOs) concerned would be suspended and departmental investigation would be conducted against gazetted officer.

The DGP has directed them to be vigilant of the illegal liqour transport from adjacent districts such as Rajnandgaon, Kawardha and Mungeli. On being tipped-off, Police Headquarters would send flying squad to take acton. Action taken in case of illegal liqour in any district should be immediately reported to Police Headquarters. DGP Awasthi on Wednesday reviewed law and order in the state via video conferencing.

In the review meeting, DGP said that immediate action should be taken against crimes against women in all the districts. Surajpur, Bastar, Raigarh and Bilaspur districts have set an example by arresting the perpetrators in crimes against women in lesser time, collect evidences and ensure that the criminal is punished.

DGP Awasthi said that there is no place in Police Department for indisciplined personnel with criminal tendencies. Chhattisgarh Police will adopt zero tolerance policy towards police personnel with criminal tendency. By immediately suspending the police personnel in Balod, who had behaved inhumanly with a child, Durg IG and SP have set an example. He has directed IG and SP to take immediate action in the cases where charges against police personnel have been proven in departmental investigation. The meeting was attended by Special DG RK Vij, ADJ Himanshu Gupta, DIG Vineet Khanna, Susheel Dwivedi, LIG Rajesh Agrawal, Bhavna Gupta.

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