A Deputy Commissioner of Police in Assam has been suspended over allegations of serious security lapses during the visit of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on 17 October. The officer in question is Bhanwar Lal Meena, DCP, West Police District, Guwahati, reports The Economic Times.
Gogoi visited Shaktipeeth Kamakhya temple during the Navaratri festival, when the security lapse is believed to have occurred, causing inconvenience to the CJI.
The order, issued on behalf of the Governor of Assam, by Dr Deepak Majumdar, Secretary to Government of Assam, states that Bhanwar Lal Meena will remain under suspension till further notice
Gogoi and his wife visited Guwahati on 17 October, and reports suggest that his itinerary was duly intimated to all concerned by the General Administration Department of the government.
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