Assam police officer suspended for lapses during Chief Justice’s visit

Sources said that the order further stated that during the period of this order in force, Meena shall remain at the Assam Police headquarters

In news coming in, the Assam government suspended Guwahati West Deputy Commissioner of Police.

The suspension is said to be for not ensuring adequate security for Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi who was on a visit to the Kamakhya Temple recently.

The officer Bhanwar Lal Meena has been suspended with immediate effect under Rule 3(1) of the All India Services (Disciple and Appeal) Rules, 1969, according to an order issued in the name of the Governor by the state Home Department.

Sources said that the order further stated that during the period of this order in force, Meena shall remain at the Assam Police headquarters.

Chief Justice Gogoi and his wife had visited Guwahati on October 17 and his programme was intimated by the General Administration Department to all concerned.

There was, however, lapse of adequate security arrangements for the Chief Justice at Kamakhya Temple causing him inconvenience, the order stated.

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