Newly-recruited TSSP cops skip poll duties for competitive exams

As far as the third battalion of TSSP in Ibrahimpatnam is concerned,  they have been absent for regular duties without giving prior information to officials.

Published: 29th March 2019 08:56 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th March 2019 08:56 AM   |  A+A-

Express News Service

HYDERABAD: Call it honing skills for further preparation of competitive exams including Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examinations or testing their ability in getting police jobs in Telangana police department, as many as 250 newly selected police constables who were given posting in Telangana State Special Police (TSSP) were not serious about their new police jobs.

Though they were assigned election duties, the newly joined police constables have not been reporting to duties for the past few days.

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), TSSP battalions, Abhilasha Bisht told Express that they have similar problem in all the TSSP battalions after they posted a number of newly selected police constable after recruitment.  

As far as the third battalion of TSSP in Ibrahimpatnam is concerned,  they have been absent for regular duties without giving prior information to officials.

Following the incident, the third battalion commandant has issued a circular stating that the newly recruited personnel of his battalion have absented themselves unauthorisedly without sanction of leave or permission.

“All the newly joined police constables have been recalled for election duty. We have served memos to the police constables to report for duty since their action is in violation of conduct rules. We have also counselled them,” said one of the Commandants of TSSP.

It is learnt that the officials concerned have given a last chance for the police constables to report for duty before April 1.

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