Kankadahad IIC, Angul SI suspended over dereliction in duty


Bhubaneswar: Inspector-in-Charge (IIC) of Kankadahad police station in Dhenkanal district and Angul police station sub-inspector (SI) have been suspended on Thursday over dereliction in duty.

Kankadahad IIC Pramod Kumar Lenka has been suspended on the charges of gross misconduct and indiscipline.

Director-General of Police (DGP) Abhay on Thursday placed IIC Lenka under suspension with immediate effect.

During his period of suspension, Lenka will remain under the disciplinary control of IG of police in Talcher.

Angul SP suspended Angul police station, SI Arakhita Sethi, for allegedly not providing important evidence of a case to the court.

In compliance with the direction of North-Central Range DIG Narsingh Bhola, SP Jagmohan Meena placed Arakhita Sethi under suspension for negligence in the investigation and failing to submit a probe report before the court.