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SC demands road maps from six states over police vacancies

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Supreme on Monday called on the Home Secretaries of six states to come up with a road map regarding the steps they would take to fill up police vacancies.

The apex bench, headed by Chief Justice of Jagdish Singh Khehar, said that if the Chief Secretaries are unable to make an appearance, then another representative would appraise the top about the plans on filling up the vacancies.

The six states are Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, and

Manish Kumar, who is the petitioner in the case, sought the top court's intervention and a direction to fill up the police vacancies as soon as possible.

Kumar in his said that the six states which are having maximum number of vacancies are with 1.50 lakh, with 37,000, with 34,000, with 26,000, with 24,000 and with 19,000 are needed to be filled up.

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First Published: Mon, April 17 2017. 16:19 IST