The Bihar Policemen’s Association has lodged a protest towards what they see as discrimination in delivering punishment to officers for wrongdoings. The competition comes after an agricultural officer in Araria district was discovered responsible of making a home guard do sit-ups as punishment after the latter requested the officer for a lockdown move earlier this month, amid a nationwide shutdown over the coronavirus pandemic.
While the senior officer – Manoj Kumar – was solely transferred, two different officers, together with an assistant sub-inspector, who too have been discovered responsible, have been suspended.
A joint report on the three males was despatched to the Bihar residence division by the District Magistrate and the Araria police final week.
Officials of the agriculture division officers say a First Information Report (FIR) was filed towards all of the three and whereas departmental continuing began towards Manoj kumar and his junior Rajeev Kumar.
The Bihar Policemen’s Association mentioned if the 2 officers have been let off by simply warning and switch, then solely the identical steps ought to be taken towards assistant sub-inspector Govind Singh too.
The row comes lower than every week after an officer in Bihar’s Nawada district was suspended for giving a particular journey move to BJP MLA Anil Singh to deliver his daughter residence from Rajasthan’s Kota. Annu Kumar, Sub Divisional Officer of Sadar, Nawada district was suspended by the Bihar administration.