Srinagar, July 08: Ministry of Home Affairs Gvernment of India on Wednesday ordered immediate suspension of much talked about 2000 batch IPS officer Basant Rath, on the alleged charges of repeated misconduct and misbehavior.
Further to suspension, according to CNS, the officer has been barred from leaving his Jammu headquarters without obtaining prior permission of the DGP of J&K.
It may not be out of place to mention here that earlier a letter purported to have been written by the former officer wherein he had expressed apprehensions about his ‘safety and security’ citing certain activities of the latter had went viral on Social media platforms triggering the controversy between the duo.
The instant order is seen by the analysts as a fallout of rage wented on Mr. Rath.
Meanwhile, Soon after the suspension order was made public Basant Rath in a frenzy mode take on the microblogging site twitter and wrote “Kashmir Firstpost Whatsapp stenographer – What is the latest news?
Me – Ask me about my favorite daaru brand.”