CM Sarma Asks Assam Police To Release Detained Constable Job Aspirants


Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma has directed the Assam Police to look into the situation emanating from the recent detention of 36 job aspirants during a protest in front of the police headquarters here from a “sympathetic and humanitarian angle” and take steps to release them expeditiously.

Reportedly, the aspirants for the posts of constables in the state police force were detained while staging a demonstration in front of the DGP’s office at Ulubari last Monday demanding immediate announcement of their results of the recruitment examination for constables which was held recently.

A case was registered against them at the Paltan Bazar police station under Sections 120 (B)/141/142/143/145/189/332/353 of IPC read with Section 3 of the Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act (PDPP Act).

They were produced before the court which remanded them to four days’ police custody.

It may be noted that the youths who are reportedly job aspirants of the constable of Assam police were staging a demonstration in front of the DGP Office at Ulubari demanding immediate announcements of their results.