The recent transfer of Senior Deputy Police Officer (SDPO) Ajay Kumar Das in Tripura has caused widespread outrage. Without any specific charge, the highest police authority in the state transferred him to the police headquarters, leading to criticism on social media and among police officers.
Ajay Kumar Das had an impressive record of curbing crimes in his jurisdiction. He was successful in leading a series of anti-drug peddling and running operations, as well as controlling incidents of violence in and around Agartala.
However, the sudden transfer of Ajay Kumar Das to an insignificant position in the police headquarters has caused confusion among police officers. A senior police officer expressed shock at the treatment of Ajay Kumar Das, who deserved recognition for his sincere service, but instead faced what appeared to be a punitive measure. The officer suggested that political interference may have been behind the sudden transfer.
The closure of such an efficient police officer who had done so much to curb crime has caused concern among the public and police officers. It raises questions about the sincerity of the state police force and its commitment to curbing crime. This move could discourage hardworking officers like Ajay Kumar Das and others from working hard in the future.
It is essential that the state police force recognize and reward the contributions of sincere and efficient officers like Ajay Kumar Das. Failure to do so may result in a lackadaisical police force that is susceptible to political interference. The state police force must show their appreciation for hardworking and sincere officers to encourage others to follow in their footsteps.
The sudden closure of SDPO Ajay Kumar Das has raised questions about the sincerity of the state police force and its commitment to curbing crime. Such action discourages hardworking officers and could have a negative impact on future policing efforts. The state police force must recognize and reward the contributions of sincere and efficient officers to create a more committed and effective police force.