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Yogi Adityanath effect: More than 100 cops suspended in Uttar Pradesh

In What Could Be Termed As Yogi Adityanath Effect, More Than 100 Policemen Have Been Suspended In Uttar Pradesh Since The New Government Assumed Office In The State.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Bindiya Bhatt | Updated on: 23 Mar 2017, 07:23:37 PM
Yogi Adityanath effect: More than 100 cops suspended in Uttar Pradesh


In what could be termed as Yogi Adityanath effect, more than 100 policemen have been suspended in Uttar Pradesh since the new government assumed office in the state. With this move, the Uttar Pradesh government has sent a strong message that laxity in enforcing law and order will not be tolerated.

Most of the suspensions took place in Ghaziabad, Meerut and Noida. Seven inspectors have been suspended in Lucknow. Few days back, directives were issued by DGP Javeed Ahmed to identify identify the “black sheep” among the policemen.

PRO UP Police, Rahul Srivastava, said, “More than 100 policemen, mostly constables, have been suspended as per the directives of the DGP to identify the black sheep and take exemplary action against them.

”The directive was issued to all the Superintendents of Police through video conferencing by the state police chief and Principal Secretary (Home) Debashish Panda hours after Yogi Adityanath assumed office

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(With PTI inputs)

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First Published : 23 Mar 2017, 06:36:00 PM

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