Jaipur/Sikar, Oct 16 (PTI) Six policemen, including the in-charge of the Raisar outpost in the Jamwa Ramgarh area here, were transferred to the police lines allegedly for getting their heads tonsured in protest against proposed salary cuts.Also Read - Travel Guide For Jaipur - Things to do, Foods to Try And Exciting Places to Explore
The outpost in-charge, Rajendra Kumar, and constables Ram Chandra, Jagat Singh, Jitendra Kumar, Hukum Nath and Mukesh were transferred to the police lines yesterday, Superintendent of Police, Jaipur rural, Rameshwar Singh said. Also Read - Bank Holiday Alert: Banks to Remain Shut Due to Muharram in These Cities | Full List Here
Miffed over the salary deduction order of the state government, a delegation of the police staff today met Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot and submitted a memorandum to him in this regard. Also Read - Rajasthan: 28-year-old Man Dies After Bluetooth Headphones Explodes in Ear While He Was Studying
In Sikar district, a policeman climbed atop an overhead water tank today to register his protest.
After a two-hour-long drama, the police managed to bring him down.
“We have got his (the policeman’s) medical examination done. Steps will be taken in accordance with the law,” Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Hawa Singh said.
The police staff has been staging protests across the state over the proposed salary deduction for over a fortnight.
Earlier, the protests were limited to boycotting the mess facility and wearing black ribbons while on duty.
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.