1 cop suspended, 4 others probed for missing court hearings

Panaji: One police sub inspector has been suspended while four others including one police inspector faces departmental inquiry for reportedly not attending the courts for case hearings.

The police officers, one PI and four PSI’s which includes a lady PSI who are the investigating officers in their respective cases have reportedly remained absent during court hearing.

As such the matter was brought to the notice of the Goa police department by the concerned court informed a senior police. Following which the Goa police department suspended a PSI against whom the departmental inquiry is also contemplated. A senior police officer informed that departmental inquiry is also contemplated against the other four police officers.
According to information the PSI under suspension and another PSI have not attended the court hearings on 8 different occasions. However police officials claimed that owing to various duties and investigation in other cases they were unable to attend the court hearings. [NT]