Plea in SC alleges deliberate attempt by West Bengal govt to substitute vacancies in police with party workers

The petition states that with the 2021 assembly elections in mind, workers from the ruling party are being appointed as civic volunteers or civic police on contractual basis to keep police under check.
Plea in SC alleges deliberate attempt by West Bengal govt to substitute vacancies in police with party workers
Kolkata Police, Supreme Court of India

A petition was filed in the Supreme Court seeking directions to be issued to the State of West Bengal to fill vacancies in the police department and to restrain the government from appointing civic volunteers or civic police in police stations in place of permanent personnel.

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