Pakistan on Saturday hanged a militant of a banned anti-Shiite outfit here after a court rejected a "compromise" and upheld the death penalty awarded to him, taking the number of executions in the country since the lifting of the moratorium on capital punishment to 20.
Ascribing ulterior motives to the recent transfer of Haridwar SSP Sadanand Date, main Opposition BJP today accused the state government of removing the official "hurriedly under pressure from the mining mafia" which was rattled by the steps being taken by him to rein in their activities.
Lashing out at Moradabad`s Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Dharamvir for holding BJP responsible for inflaming communal tension in Kanth, the party`s state president Laxmikant Bajpai on Saturday said that the former is not fit to be in public service.
Uttar Pradesh government on Monday transferred 41 senior IPS officers, posting a Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) in Firozabad, where two police constables have been shot dead by unidentified assailants leading to violent protests.
J&K government on Wednesday said disciplinary proceedings have been initiated against Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) in Anantnag firing case in which Station House officer (SHO) was suspended and four personnel were booked.
The SSP of Samba was on Tuesday shunted out over "serious"
charges of corruption, a day after the district witnessed
violent protests over alleged collusion of police officials
and a gang of cattle lifters.