Kolkata: The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday suspended senior police officer responsible for West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee’s security in Nandigram.
Election Commission removes IPS Vivek Sahay from the post of Director Security. The charges must be framed against him within a week for grossly failing in discharge of his primary duty to protect the Z+ protectee.
Election Commission appoints former DGP Intelligence Punjab, Anil Kumar Sharma as Special Police Observer for West Bengal Assembly elections; AK Sharma to be second Special Police Observer, in addition to Vivek Dube
EC posted IAS officer Smita Pandey as DM and DEO, Purba Medinipur in place of Vibhu Goel who has been transferred to a non-election post
EC also suspended Purba Medinipur SP Pravin Prakash. “Charges shall be framed against him for major failure of bandobast,” the commission said,
The Election Commission of India in its earlier report of the day slammed the flippant attitude of Director (Security) Vivek Sahay of the Chief Minister, who was found in a bullet proof car meant for the VVIP and the chief minister was using a normal vehicle rather than the bullet proof vehicle.
The EC said there was no attack or a conspiracy to attack the TMC leader Mamata Banerjee at Birulia Bazar in East Midnapore on March 10 and recommended stringent action against Director (Security) Vivek Sahaym and his team of police officials.
Meanwhile, West Bengal BJP writes to chief electoral officer demanding that CM Mamata Banerjee’s treatment history at SSKM hospital be made public
BJP demands Mamata Banerjee’s treatment history be made public
“It’s necessary that truth be brought out before public so that staged incidents don’t repeat to deceive masses and manipulate their voting choices,” state BJP writes to chief electoral officer.