31 October, 2020

Turn Of The Narc

A top cop reprises a B-grade movie plot that's still unravelling

Indian Express
Turn Of The Narc
Wrong Sided
  • K.G. Prem Shanker, additional director-general of police (human rights), Kerala, was sentenced on Jan 12, 2009, to six months' imprisonment for assaulting a Kannur-based journalist in 1988.
  • Haryana cadre IPS officer and IG (prisons) Ravi Kant Sharma was convicted on March 18, 2008, and got life for murdering journalist Shivani Bhatnagar.
  • Assistant IG of police (security), Punjab, Davinder Singh Garcha, arrested on Feb 26, 2008, for his alleged involvement in the Moga sex scandal.
  • Orissa DGP (home guards) B.B. Mohanty surrendered before a Jaipur court on Jan 10, 2008, after a warrant was issued against him for helping his son jump parole. The latter was convicted for raping a German tourist in Alwar.
  • On April 24, 2007, D.G. Vanjara, DIG, border range, Gujarat, was arrested for the fake encounter killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and two others.
  • Ashraf Mir, a DSP of J&K, was arrested on June 4, 2006, in a sex scandal involving a teenage girl.


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