Mandsaur violence: Major reshuffle in police administration

Bhopal: As Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur and adjoining districts gripped into violent protest by farmers, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan made major reshuffle in administration so that the situation can come under control.


However, a curfew has been clamped in Mandsaur and adjoining area in state.

The state police decided to depute senior IPS officers to quell the violence in a coordinated manner. While additional DG at the State police headquarters, S L Thaosen, is being sent to coordinate security operations at the Ujjain zonal headquarters, IPS officer Anshuman Yadav is being sent to Dewas district, which witnessed massive violence on Wednesday, said IG (law and order) Makarand Deuskar.

The third senior IPS officer of inspector general rank, Rakesh Gupta, who was recently posted in Indore is being sent to violence- hit Neemuch district , which is adjacent to Mandsaur district, added Deuskar.
The IG (L&O) also informed that many commandants of the Special Armed Force (SAF) battalions of the State police are being deployed in different violence- hit districts. Deuskar said a total of 20 people were arrested for resorting to violence in Mandsaur and other districts on Wednesday.

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