Sunday’s violence in Malda district has effected a shake up in Kaliachak police station, with several officers and constables being transferred.
Seven or eight police inspectors and sub-inspectors, who have experience of working in Kaliachak earlier, have been brought back to the police station, said Additional Superintendent of Police Abhishek Modi.
An equal number of officials have been transferred from Kaliachak to other police stations, the SP said adding this is a temporary measure.
Besides, nine constables have been transferred from Kaliachak, he said.
Violence had broken out at Kaliachak on Sunday over an alleged remark of a BJP leader.