Ranchi, Jan 16: The ugly face of the Jharkhand Police has come out as soon as once more.
Businessman Sunil Gupta died in police custody in Hazaribagh on Saturday. It’s alleged that the brutality of the cops of the Sadar police station in Hazaribagh, the place Gupta was arrested, was the explanation for the dying.
Two days in the past, former Chief Minister Babulal Marandi had requested for the suspension of Rupa Singh, the officer-in-charge of the Thupudana police station, for misbehavior with a supervisor who was caught after a theft incident.
On November 2 final yr, an 18-year-old man was discovered hanging from inside his locker, detained for questioning on the Bal Mitra police station in Saraikela. A person was arrested on suspicion of eloping with a minor lady.
The human rights defender mentioned that there are a number of circumstances that go unreported because of the lack of ability of the victims and their members of the family to reveal the evil or the power of the cops to stop such incidents.
Ganesh Sao, a resident of Jharia, mentioned that a number of the police officers are concerned in land gross sales and so they dance to the tune of land brokers and land mafia. In case of any land dispute, their actions rely upon causes identified to them.
“Jharia is on the verge of decline, however police officers within the space are nonetheless engaged within the nasty enterprise of land grabbing. Typically the cops in case of any land dispute refuse to just accept the FIR or utility suggesting the aggrieved social gathering to go to the circle workplace to resolve their dispute and generally they help the encroachers to construct boundary partitions on the disputed land for causes identified to them. It occurred in my land and at the moment I appeared earlier than the circle officer on this matter,” Sao mentioned.
“Actually, a lot of the Jharkhand cops are concerned in unlawful land offers throughout the state,” identified a sub-inspector on situation of anonymity.
A senior police officer acknowledged the problem, police are additionally part of society and their habits is a mirrored image of the society they reside in.
“Typically it is absurdly tough to show allegations towards cops, and generally doubting their habits offers the size of the accusation. Now the criminals are so organized and good that they play the sufferer. Nevertheless, in case of complaints, motion can be taken towards them. They have been briefly suspended,” mentioned the official consultant.