CHANDIGARH (TIP): Initiating action against police officers following the recent violent Jat agitation, the Haryana government on February 25 ordered the suspenion an inspector general of police (IGP) and two deputy superintendents of police (DSPs).
Those suspended include IGP Shrikant Jadhav, who was the Rohtak range IG till last week when the agitation took a violent turn.
Jadhav was, on Sunday, shunted out at Rohtak Range IG and posted as IG, State Crime Record Bureau, Madhuban, an inconsequential posting.
The two DSPs suspended are Amit Dahiya and Amit Bhatia, both posted in Rohtak town.
The Haryana Police is being accused of not reacting to the situation and ensuring safety of people and property as the violent protestors had a field day in arson and looting.
Rohtak, Sonipat, Panipat and Jhajjar, the districts worst-hit by violence in the ongoing Jat agitation, fall under the Rohtak range.