Officer who busted gang involved in supplying marijuana via Amazon transferred
Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Manoj Kumar Singh, who last month busted a gang that was allegedly involved in supplying marijuana via Amazon in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhind, is among 13 officers transferred late on Wednesday.
Singh has been transferred to police headquarters while Shailendra Chauhan will replace him as Bhind Police Superintendent, according to the transfer list of the state home department.
The transfer came after Singh took action in a case of theft of fertilisers allegedly involving farmers belonging to state minister Arvind Singh Bhadoria’s village. Bhadoria criticised the police action.
Sagar Police superintendent Atul Singh was also transferred days after chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan pulled him for the demolition of a former village head’s house. The Brahmin community held a panchayat against the state government after the demolition. Atul Singh, who later went on a long leave, has been shifted to police headquarters. Tarun Nayak will replace him as the Sagar Police superintendent.
The house was demolished after a man from Other Backward Class was allegedly killed by four people including the former village head. It was allegedly constructed on government land.
Within three months of her marriage, a 24-year-old woman hanged herself at her parents' home in Palam Vihar extension on Thursday evening alleging that her husband and her in-laws harassed her for dowry, said the police on Friday. The incident came to the fore when the woman's younger sister returned from college and found her hanging from the ceiling fan of a room on the first floor.
Security forces thwarted an infiltration attempt in north Kashmir's Tangdhar sector on Friday morning by killing an unidentified infiltrator. Last week, three militants were killed in north Kashmir's Bandipore forests. Police had said that the militants including a local, who had recently sneaked back into Valley. Compared to previous years, there have been lesser incidents of reported infiltration attempts made in north Kashmir this year despite less snowfall during winters on the traditional infiltration routes.
A high-level security meeting was held in south Kashmir on Friday, wherein possibility of drone attacks and sticky bombs at upcoming Amarnath Yatra convoys was discussed. Chaired by Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar and attended by all top senior police officers, the meeting comprised a detailed presentation by Anantnag SSP on the proposed security measures/arrangements to be put in place for the yatra.
Following the cancellation of a licence of a housing project in Sector 68 and blacklisting four other projects being developed by Mahira Infratech Ltd (formerly known as Sai Aaina Farms Pvt Ltd), the Haryana Real Estate Regulatory Authority Gurugram on Friday said it has issued a notice to freeze all bank accounts associated with the real estate firm.
Himachal Pradesh Police have been ranked number one among all states in the country in terms of completing police verification reports for issuance of passports, jumping six slots in a year. A press statement said in the financial year 2021-22, the Himachal Pradesh Police issued verification reports, which are sought by the regional passport office, in an average time of 1.67 days, thereby securing the first place among all states in the country.