29 September, 2020

The Cops’ Eye View

His policemen supporters feel let down; his opposers, persecuted

The Cops’ Eye View
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The Gujarat assembly elections will be taking place in an environment in which as many as 25 police officers of various ranks languish in jails even as others run the risk of finding themselves there. Seven of them top IPS officers, the cops are in jail not for riots cases, but for those concerned with fake encounters. It has left the police force disenchanted with Modi. They say they flouted the rules to favour their political masters, but have got no “protection” in return. As for those who have dared to speak up against Modi, the pressure is of an altogether different kind, landing them somewhere between the devil and the deep sea.

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