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Jat stir: to see whether officers discharged their legal responsibilities, says Prakash Singh

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Noida (Haryana): Retired IPS officer, Prakash Singh on Tuesday said that his efforts would be to see whether the officers discharged their constitutional and legal responsibilities in Haryana during the Jat stir for reservation.

” Haryana government wants enquiry into the acts of omission and commission on part of all officers and officials. I have been asked to conduct enquiry. My efforts would be to see whether the officers discharged their constitutional and legal responsibilities,” Singh told ANI here.

The retired IPS officer said that he will start the enquiry tomorrow with two serving officers of the state assisting him.

“Will look into aspects, whether extensive damage to public property was preventable or not and if it was, why was it not prevented? I will also visit districts affected by the Jat Reservation violence, I will examine the role of officers there,” he added.

Haryana Government has constituted a one-man commission to probe into the alleged failure and inaction of civil and police officials during the Jat agitation

which turned violent resulting in losses of hundreds of crores in the State.

The Commission will submit the report within 45 days.

The State Government has appointed Singh, a recipient of Padma Shri, to inquire into the acts of omission and commission on part of all officers and officials of both Police and Civil Administration during the Jat Reservation agitation resulted in blockades of roads including national highways, violence and extensive damage to public and private properties in many districts, said a spokesman of State Government. (ANI)

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