Bihar police take a tough stance on misconduct and corruption
PATNA: In a major action, Five policemen have been dismissed in Chhapra after the allegation of extortion.
Superintendent of Police (SP) of Saran district in Bihar has dismissed five policemen from service. The policemen were accused of negligence in duty, bribery, and connivance with sand and liquor mafias. The allegations were found to be true in the investigation, leading to their dismissal.
The dismissed policemen include three Assistant Sub-Inspectors (ASIs) – Harendra Kumar, Ashok Kumar Singh, and Umesh Ram – as well as Constable 863 Vikas Kumar and PTC 724 Vishal Kumar. They were already under suspension when the decision was made.
SP Dr. Gaurav Mangla, who took the action, said that appropriate measures are being taken against other police officers and personnel found guilty in the departmental inquiry. He added that strict action will continue against any misconduct or negligence in the future.
Harendra Paswan was accused of conniving with liquor traders, Ashok Kumar Singh with sand mafia, Umesh Ram and PTC 724 Vishal Kumar in illegal recovery from trucks, and Constable 863 Vikas Kumar for taking a bribe in the name of making character certificates.
The dismissal of the policemen has created a stir in the police department, sending a strong message to other officers and personnel to perform their duties with integrity and without any malpractices.
Such actions are essential to ensure accountability and maintain public trust in the police force. It is hoped that the strict action taken by the Saran district police will serve as a warning to others who may be involved in similar activities, and inspire honest officers and personnel to perform their duties with dedication and sincerity.