Election Commission stays the joining of recently transferred police officers
Chandigarh, March 10, 2019 : Election Commission of India has stayed the joining of recently transferred/ posted Punjab Police officers including DSPs due to enforcement of Model Code of Conduct. Referring directions from the Chief Electoral Officers of Punjab , DGP Punjab has instructed all the recently transferred / posted police officers not to join the new place of posting. CEO Punjab Dr K S Raju told Babushahi.com that those officers who could not join before the enforcement of the code are supposed to take the permission of the Election Commission to join. This rule is applicable to all the officers and employees transferred recently.
It may be recalled that the state government had issued transfers/posting orders of 269 DSPs ( including the news promoted DSPs ) late night on Saturday . Most of them could not joined at new places of posting till the enforcement of poll code till 5pm on Sunday .
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