Saturday, June 12, 2010

Naxal attack: Dantewada Police Supdt, 14 others transferred

Raipur, Jun 11 (PTI) Chhattishgarh government today transferred the Dantewanda Police Superintendent and 14 other officials, more than two months after 76 security personnel were killed in an ambush by Maoists in the area. Acting on the recommendations of the Rammohan Committee, formed after the incident, the BJP government transferred 11 IPS officers, including Dantewada Superintendent of Police Ambrish Mishra, and four state-level policemen, official sources said.

On April 6, Naxalites had killed 75 CRPF personnel and a police officer. The Committee appointed by the Union Home ministry headed by Rammohan, former DGP of Border Security Force, had fixed the responsibility for the lapse on these police officials, officials said.