Pune: Pune police commissioner Retesh Kumaar on Thursday suspended seven police officials for showing laxity during official work in the vehicle vandalism cases lodged at Sahakarnagar police station.
Kumar, in his order issued late on Thursday evening, ordered suspension of Sahakarnagar police station incharge Savlaram Salgaonkar, inspector (crime) Manoj Eknath Shendge, assistant police inspector Sameer Vitthal Shende, sub-inspectors Hasan Maqbool Mulani and Maruti Govind Waghmare, and constables Sandeep Jairam Potkule and Vinayak Dattatreya Jambhale.
The suspension order will be in place till completion of the inquiry instituted against them under the Maharashtra Police Act. The order is related to showing negligence in duty related to repeated vehicle vandalism cases reported in the area.
On June 27, 10-15 persons got into a fight and vandalised ten vehicles, two shops and one office in Aranyeshwar. The incident had taken place a week after a criminal on record and his seven associates damaged 26 two-wheelers at Taljai Vasahat.