GN Bureau | July 14, 2015
The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday suspended IPS officer Amitabh Thakur for “indiscipline” days after the cop accused Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav of “threatening” him. An official statement said Thakur, who was IG, civil defence, had been suspended with immediate effect after being found prima facie guilty of “indiscipline”, “anti-government point of view”, “violating the High Court directions”, “indifference towards duties and responsibilities of his post” and “violation of rules”. The suspension came hours after Thakur went to the centre seeking protection for him and his wife, Nutan Thakur, who has filed a case of corruption against a state minister.
34 new coastal police stations soon
Thirty-four more coastal police stations will be operationalised soon in Goa, West Bengal, Lakshwadeep, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Puducherry and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, announced home minister Rajnath Singh at a consultative committee meeting in Goa on Monday.
IPL spot-fixing: Verdict to be announced today for Gurunath Meiyappan and Co
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