Assam DGP Orders Suspension and Enquiry of Officer Involved in Text Message Incident

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Saturday, July 15, 2023
Assam DGP Orders Suspension and Enquiry of Officer Involved in Text Message Incident
Armed Branch Inspector Suspended for Sending Objectionable Text Message
In a stern response to an incident of misconduct by a police officer, the Director General of Police (DGP) of Assam, GP Singh, has taken immediate action. The incident involves an objectionable text message sent to a woman by an Armed Branch Inspector named Lohit Rajbongshi in Tezpur.

Following the incident, Inspector Lohit Rajbongshi has been placed under suspension with immediate effect. In addition, the DGP has ordered a departmental enquiry to be conducted, ensuring that it is completed within a period of seven working days. The enquiry will thoroughly investigate the matter and gather all necessary evidence.

The DGP has made it clear that no deviant behavior by a police officer will be tolerated or brushed under the carpet. The Assam Police is committed to maintaining the highest standards of professionalism and ethical conduct within its ranks. Any form of misconduct or breach of trust will be met with the strongest appropriate action.

The departmental enquiry will not only focus on establishing the facts of the case but also determine the extent of the officer's involvement and any possible violations of the code of conduct. Once the enquiry is concluded, appropriate disciplinary action will be taken against Inspector Lohit Rajbongshi, based on the findings and recommendations of the enquiry committee.

The Assam Police, under the leadership of the DGP, is dedicated to ensuring the safety and security of the citizens of Assam. Upholding the trust and confidence of the public is of paramount importance, and incidents like these are dealt with swiftly and decisively to maintain the integrity of the police force.

The DGP has also emphasized that this incident should serve as a reminder to all police personnel to uphold their responsibilities and behave with utmost professionalism and respect towards the public they serve. Any breach of these principles will be met with severe consequences.

The Assam Police has always stood firm in its commitment to serve and protect the people of Assam, and incidents like these will not undermine the force's dedication to maintaining law and order. The departmental enquiry will be conducted with utmost transparency and fairness, ensuring that justice is served and the reputation of the police force is upheld.

The DGP has expressed his confidence in the enquiry process and assured the public that the Assam Police will continue to work diligently to maintain the trust and confidence of the people it serves.

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