New Delhi: If Bihar Police has its way, it will be a better idea to focus on registering cases against protesters in law and order situations rather than trying to prevent them from indulging in vandalism.
This strategy was outlined by none other than Director General of Bihar Police Abhay Anand at the annual conference of Directors General and Inspectors General of Police forces held here late last night, officials attending the meet said on Sunday.
Anand, a 1977-batch IPS officer of the Bihar cadre who took over on September last year as the police chief, told the gathering of senior police officers that during the recent murder of Brahmeshwar Singh alias 'Mukhyia' in June, he directed his men to videograph the protesters rather than acting against them.
This stunned all those present in the hall at Vigyan Bhawan who started questioning him about his decision and a general opinion was that the first action of the police was to prevent destruction of property....more
06:27 PM, Sep 09, 2012