NAGPUR: Sending a strong message to other policemen, the Nagpur Police commissioner has ordered the suspension of at least 15 cops for dereliction of duty.
The suspended policeman are habitual offenders and had been skipping their duties for a long time.
Thee erring policemen had been irregular and frequently taking ‘sick leave’.
They had reportedly been ‘missing’ from duty for a long time and most of them either came late or did not report to their duty properly.
The order issued by Nagpur police commissioner Amitesh Kumar said that these 15 policemen were not doing their job properly, they were not reporting on duty and their absence was putting undue pressure and burden on other cops.
The names and posts of the suspended policemen have not been revealed. Their suspension has sent a strong message among police cadre in the second capital of Maharashtra – “http://zeenews.india.com/”Perform or perish” – Dereliction of duty will not be tolerated.