Gondia: Seventeen policemen from Gondia district in Maharashtra were suspended for alleged dereliction of duty, police sources said.
District Superintendent of Police Dr Dilip Zalke had on April 2 released orders for 33 policemen from Gondia to join the special action in Nagpur on deputation.
They were supposed to go to Nagpur on April 12 by Vidarbha Express, but out of the 33, 17 did not reach there.
The SP then issued orders dated May 2 putting all the 17 constables under suspension.
The suspended police personnel are - Rajesh Madame, Ajay Bopche, Gajanan Marbade, Radheshyam Lanjewar, Amit Gomase, Sudesh Tembhre, Dinesh Lilhare, Sumit Rahangdale, Gaurav Giri, Ravishankar Mahurle, Novesh Mhaske, Gunwant Kathane, Akhilesh Gajbhiye, Mukesh Malgawe, Ravi Meshram, Dinesh Yadav and Mahendra Chopkar.
All of them are now attached to the sub-district headquarters of Deori, police added.