Rajouri- The entry of senior officials of the Rajouri district administration, including the Deputy Commissioner, to a police station on Saturday was stalled for more than an hour by police officials without offering any explanation.
The senior officials included the Additional DC and Assistant Commissioner Revenue besides the DC himself. The trio were made to wait in their vehicles by police officials who gave no reason for the denial of entry.
Eye witnesses told a local news agency that the senior officials were not allowed to enter the station even after waiting for more than an hour.
“The Cavalcade of Deputy Commissioner remained stationed outside police station Rajouri for more than an hour for unknown reasons,” they said.
They further said that after almost an hour, Additional SP Rajouri reached on spot and took Deputy Commissioner inside the police station.
DC Rajouri Rajesh K Shavan refused to comment on the matter stating: “I am on some official work.”
Sources said that Station House Officer Rajouri was not present inside the police station when the DC and other officials arrived whereas the Superintendent of Police was also on leave.
Instead, police officials said the officials of district administration should convey their arrival in advance.
“The trio were told that they should have informed the police prior to their visit to avoid unnecessary discomfort caused to them,” sources said.
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