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BJP urges CEC to remove Meghalaya DGP for allegedly helping CM

Press Trust of India  |  Shillong 

The BJP today demanded removal of of Police S B Singh for allegedly helping in the election.

The complaint against the DGP was lodged with Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat by a BJP delegation led by its here.

We request the to consider immediate removal of the DGP and appointment of a neutral state police chief, the BJP said, in a written complaint to the CEC, who is here to review the poll-preparedness of the poll-bound state.

The party alleged that the along with some other police officers have been openly campaigning on behalf of the

The BJP team also drew attention of the CEC towards hate speeches on and sought legal action against hate mongers.

BJP which is contesting on 47 seats out of a total 60 assembly constituencies in is trying to dislodge the from power.

The party has also accused the of rigging the elections in his constituency using militants.

Militancy has raised its head again in the region where the Chief Minister is contesting. Revival of militancy before elections is a ruse by the CM to rig elections in his constituency, the party stated, demanding that deployment of CAPFs be rested with the police observers.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 20:25 IST