West Bengal has turn out to be “home to illegal bomb-making” and the state administration can’t escape its accountability for the “alarming decline” in regulation and order, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar mentioned on Saturday.
The governor’s feedback got here after the National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested 9 terrorists related to a Pakistan-sponsored module of the al-Qaeda from a number of areas in West Bengal”s Murshidabad and Kerala’s Ernakulam early on Saturday.
“State has become home to illegal bomb making that has the potential to unsettle democracy. Police @MamataOfficial busy in carrying out political errands and taking on the opposition. Those at helm @WBPolice cannot escape their accountability for this alarming decline in law and order,” Mr Dhankhar tweeted.
The governor alleged the state director common of police is distanced removed from actuality and his “ostrich stance” is “very disturbing”.
“How far distanced is DGP @WBPolice from reality is cause of worry. His ”Ostrich Stance” is very disturbing. Appreciate the role of policemen in general-they r working in difficult situations. Problem is with those at the helm who r unmindful of conduct and r politically guided,” Mr Dhankhar mentioned in one other Twitter publish.
“…DGP on this alarming affairs @MamataOfficial to me ”West Bengal police firmly adheres to the path laid down by law. There is no discrimination for or against anyone in an extra-legal sense”,” he mentioned in one other tweet.
The governor, who has had common run-ins with the Mamata Banerjee dispensation on a number of points, had on earlier events accused the police and administration within the state of enjoying a partisan function and inflicting harassment to leaders and staff of opposition events.