Government has issued a directive to the heads of central police organisations and departments to shun British-era "decorative" practices like a battery of junior staff "escorting" their bosses during their visits to government departments and events.
An internal inquiry conducted by CRPF has found lapses on the part of hospital authorities and staff in Raipur by not following set procedures as a result of which uniforms and other belongings of martyred troops were found in a garbage dump recently in Chhattisgarh.
A Congress member in Lok Sabha on Monday asked the government to explain the reported delay in rushing IAF helicopters to the site of last week's CRPF-Maoist encounter in Chhattisgarh that claimed the lives of 14 security personnel, saying the time-lag was the main reason for the fatalities.
The local intelligence wing had suggested not to carry out large anti-Naxal operations in south Bastar forests, where the ultras recently killed 14 CRPF personnel, citing geographical complications and strong Maoist 'Jantana Sarkar' network, a senior police official said.
The uniforms and shoes of the slain CRPF troopers, who were killed in a recent Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh, were found in a trash bin near Dr BR Ambedkar hospital on Wednesday. This shows how the martyrs were insulted and their sacrifice dishonoured.
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Thursday informed that a DIG-level departmental enquiry would be carried out into the recovery from a garbage dump the blood-stained uniforms of CRPF personnel who were killed in Sukma Naxal attack.
CRPF is mulling an increase in the number of officers in its strike teams conducting anti-Naxal operations as facts emerged in the recent encounter in Chhattisgarh that as soon as the two commanders were shot dead, Maoists pinned down the trapped troops and killed a dozen others.
In a shocking incident, the uniforms and boots of the CRPF troopers, who were killed in a recent Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, were found in a trash bin near Dr BR Ambedkar hospital on Wednesday.
Government on Wednesday formed a high-level committee to review the Standard operating Procedure (SoP) to finetune the anti-Maoists strategy following the ambush early this week in which 14 CRPF personnel were killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh.
In a shocking incident, the uniforms and shoes of the slain CRPF troopers, who were killed in a recent Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh, were found in a trash bin near Dr BR Ambedkar hospital on Wednesday.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday stated that the Centre is fully committed to tackle left wing extremism (LWE), adding that the government has implemented a multi-pronged strategy to curb the menace.
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