Top Assam police officer suspended for security lapse during CJI Ranjan Gogoi's visit to Kamakhya Temple

The order, signed by Secretary Home (A) Department, Deepak Majumdar, further stated that during the period of this order in force, Meena shall remain at the Assam Police headquarters and not leave it without obtaining permission from the competent authority.

Press Trust of India October 22, 2018 07:36:39 IST
Top Assam police officer suspended for security lapse during CJI Ranjan Gogoi's visit to Kamakhya Temple

Guwahati: The Assam government on Saturday suspended Guwahati West Deputy Commissioner of Police for not ensuring adequate security for Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi who was on a visit to the Kamakhya Temple recently.

Top Assam police officer suspended for security lapse during CJI Ranjan Gogois visit to Kamakhya Temple

File photo of Justice Ranjan Gogoi. PTI

Bhanwar Lal Meena has been suspended with immediate effect under Rule 3(1) of the All India Services (Disciple and Appeal) Rules, 1969, according to an order issued in the name of the Governor by the state Home Department.

The order, signed by Secretary Home (A) Department, Deepak Majumdar, further stated that during the period of this order in force, Meena shall remain at the Assam Police headquarters and not leave it without obtaining permission from the competent authority.

CJI Gogoi and his wife had visited Guwahati on 17 October and his programme was intimated by the General Administration Department to all concerned. There was, however, lapse of adequate security arrangements for the CJI at Kamakhya Temple causing him inconvenience, the order stated.

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