Bhubaneswar: Two police constables were suspended after finding them guilty on charges of negligence in duty over the attack and loot incident of a video cameraman of I &PR department in the wee hours of July 21.
The constables Sanatan Tripathy and Sudarshan Mohanty were allegedly deployed at the Master Canteen outpost which is close to the crime scene when miscreants stabbed Ganesh and snatched his mobile and bag.
The incident occurred when Ganesh was waiting for a bus to travel to his home town Baripada. The moment Ganesh reached the outpost in a critical condition, both the constables were deep asleep and got irritated when Ganesh briefed them the incident & requested for medical aid. The Police started the investigation after the news was published in Odia daily, Pragativadi.
The investigation report confirmed the constables’ negligence and both the constables were suspended right away by DCP Satyabrata Bhoi. The suspension of these constables has been kept hidden from the general public for last two days.