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Police SI and Head Constable in Konaje suspended, reports

Police SI and Head Constable in Konaje suspended, reports

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Mangaluru, Apr 13, 2017: Reports say that City Police Commissioner M. Chandra Sekhar has suspended Sub-Inspector Srikala and Head Constable Rajesh who have been accused of assaulting Rukmayya, a Dalit, and abusing him in the name of his caste.

Constable 13 aA complaint filed by Rukmayya with the Konaje police, Srikala and Rajesh booked a case under the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (COTPA) Act on April 6 against him for selling beedis and brought him on the same day to the police station where he was said to be assaulted and abused.

The complaint was registered against the two policemen on April 7 under the provisions of SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. Rajesh also filed a complaint accusing Rukmayya of assaulting him.

Assistant Commissioner of Police (South) Shruthi N.S. carried out a preliminary inquiry and found the two police personnel guilty of dereliction of duty and abusing power. Based on her report, the Police commissioner has taken due action.

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Meena Kumari, Panambur Thu, April-13-2017, 1:32
It is a crime as never hurt the feeling of any religion . Nobody has come to this world with the label of religion,it is we who have done it . What has the SI and the Constable the problem with the them with SC and so on. This will be the lesson for life .
Mallika nayak, mangaluru Thu, April-13-2017, 1:13
Now will realize the mistake and will be a lesson to other who have done so .
Reshma Begaum, ullal Thu, April-13-2017, 12:38
The cops had misused the power and they have to get for what they have done.
Umesh Pai, Puttur Thu, April-13-2017, 12:30
The police have to strictly act on such officers because they have misused the powers
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