Two constables have been dismissed from the town police pressure for not reporting to obligation regardless of a number of warnings. The two have been suspended earlier and requested to be current for an inquiry. However, they remained unavailable for inquiry, following which they have been dismissed. The dismissal orders have been despatched to them.
A senior police officer mentioned that within the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak, the Disaster Management Act is applied within the state and the police pressure is entrusted with the duty of sustaining legislation and order. So the police division is taking stern motion towards these personnel who aren’t cooperating with the division throughout this disaster.
The dismissed constables – Dada Bapu Sonawane and Madhav Rajendra Jadhav – have been hooked up to Tardeo native arms division (LA-2).
“Both remained absent for a very long period. They did not respond to the show-cause notices that were issued during the departmental inquiry and hence have been dismissed,” mentioned Nandkumar Thakur, deputy commissioner of police, LA-2.
Jadhav was absent since December 22, 2018, whereas Sonawane has a historical past of remaining absent from obligation for lengthy intervals, mentioned the police.
“He was absent for 107 days in 2009 and later in 2011, did not report to duty for over four years. After resuming duty in May 2015, he was again stopped reporting to work on November 7 last year and since then did not come back on duty,” mentioned a police officer.
Sonawane is in his village. The departmental inquiry discovered him responsible for indiscipline and “not fit for police service”.
To stop the unfold of the virus and save the lives of the personnel, these with comorbidities and above 55 years of age are exempted assigned indoor duties or exempted from reporting to obligation. As a consequence, the variety of personnel on the sphere has lowered and the leaves of all of the personnel have been cancelled, whereas these on depart have been requested to report back to obligation on a right away foundation. But a number of personnel are but to renew the companies, prompting their superiors to take stern motion.
“Strict action sends a clear message across the force that such attitude will not be tolerated,” mentioned Thakur.
Last month, in an identical improvement, a prison case was registered towards six police personnel for not reporting to obligation, regardless of a number of warnings. The personnel have been suspended earlier and have been requested to be current for an inquiry by the Borivli police. However, they remained unavailable through the inquiry, following which they have been booked in a prison case.
In May, the State Reserve Police Force (SRPF) registered an identical grievance towards 17 personnel on the Vanrai police station not reporting to obligation regardless of a number of warnings.