Patna SP’s forced quarantine in Mumbai not right: Nitish Kumar

Patna SP’s forced quarantine in Mumbai not right: Nitish Kumar

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday expressed his displeasure over the “pressured quarantining” of Bihar IPS officer Vinay Tiwari in Mumbai, however, refused to take up the difficulty along with his Maharashtra counterpart because it was not a “political concern”.

The Patna (central) SP had reached Mumbai on Sunday to steer the Bihar Police’s investigation within the Sushant case the place the civic authorities allegedly forcefully quarantined him late within the night. State DGP Gupteshwar Pandey held a gathering on the police headquarters on Monday over the state of affairs arising out of Tiwari’s quarantine until August 15 and directed the state police to lodge a protest with the Mumbai civic authorities.

Nitish whereas reacting to the incident mentioned, “No matter occurred (with the SP) is just not proper. On behalf of our authorities, DGP Pandey has full details about the incident and he’ll communicate to his counterpart in Maharashtra.” The CM was interacting with media persons at a state authorities occasion at Rajdhani Vatika in Patna.

Requested if he would take up the difficulty with Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray, Nitish mentioned, “No, it’s not a political matter. It’s the obligation of Patna police to analyze the case. Bihar Police is finishing up its obligation.”

Nitish averted commenting on whether or not there could be a CBI inquiry into the Bollywood actor’s suicide case.
Incensed by the therapy meted out to the Patna SP by Mumbai civic officers citing Covid-19 protocols, DGP Pandey on Monday ordered IG (central vary), Sanjay Singh, to jot down a letter to the BMC commissioner to lodge a protest in opposition to the motion in opposition to the Bihar IPS officer.

“The BMC commissioner could be requested to present exemption so as to free the IPS officer from residence quarantine situation as he’s on obligation. Tiwari had gone there to conduct an investigation. His work falls beneath important providers class which incorporates police,” Pandey instructed TOI.

He mentioned the state police have studied the Maharashtra authorities’ guidelines on Covid-19 residence quarantine relevant to flyers reaching the state. “There’s a clause of their guidelines beneath which the administration involved has energy to present exemption to these concerned in important works and reaching Maharashtra,” he mentioned.
The DGP had tweeted inside minutes of Tiwari getting the quarantine stamp on his hand with a photograph of the IPS officer’s stamped hand. “Tiwari was forcibly quarantined by authorities around 11 pm hours after reaching the Maharashtra capital. The IPS officer is now unable to maneuver round in Mumbai,” the tweet learn.

The DGP additionally alleged that the IPS officer was not supplied lodging within the IPS mess regardless of request and was staying in a visitor home in Goregaon.

Nevertheless, the Mumbai Police on Monday clarified that lodging was organized on the senior officers’ mess in Goregaon and a car was supplied, including, “all courtesies befitting to an IPS officer had been duly prolonged to Shri Vinay Tiwari”.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporal, too, issued an announcement on Monday to clear the air on the quarantining of the Bihar IPS officer. The assertion clarified that Tiwary was “guided for residence quarantine” as per Maharashtra authorities’ pointers for flyers and that he has been “to use to the competent authority of MCGM for exemption within the residence quarantine interval”.