The role of police is indispensable in a civilised society. The police is expected to do service in all branches of human activity like enforcing law and order , prevention. investigation and detection of crimes , collecting intelligence regarding forces of terrorist activities , white collorand cyber crimes etc. The quality of policing will depend upon the quality of persons who form the police force. The police of Tamilnadu had been in timelight nowadays for their unbecoming role .
Any disreet public knows that allegations of custodial violence,nexus with the criminals and politicians with criminal backround against the tamilnadu police is on the increase.
To-day's (14.11.2009) newspapers carried some news items which will bring to light the under current of the sordid state of affairs that need to corrected on a war footing by the powers that be.
1)The Hindu carries a news item today regrding the laying of chargr sheet aginst 12 police officers for torturing a suspect to death who was taken for interrogation by Kadaynallur police in Tamilnadu.The case was investigated by CB CID and charge sheet was laid against the police officers in Tenkasi court.
2) The malai malar eveninger carried two news regarding the police .The first news is regarding the nexus between three headconstables of Elephant Gate police station in Chennai . The headconstable are alleged to have developed friendship with a thief and they used to share the booty. They also used to go to Pondicherry and soend the money on fun and frolic.
The second item paertains to the theft of a lorry by a policemen. In this , it is alleged that the policeman had tied the driver and cleaner of the lorry and made good his escape withe the lorry
3) This weeks carried an article regarding a head constable of Mettur police station who had run a brothel at his house with the active assistance of his better half(bitterhalf). The constable and his wife escaped when the Mettur D.SP went for the raid.
4) this weeks carried a news item regarding sufferings of man who had innocently given some infoemation to the police regarding a double murder case in Chennai.The police harassed him for giving a twist to ther version of the crime .Ultimately , he got anticipatory bail from High court , madras.
The news proves the statement of the Honourable chief minister of Tamilnadu Hr, H,karunanidhi that the police in tamilnadu had worsened like half damaged liver . Unfortunately, the above statement was made when he was in the opposition and selvi Jayalalitha was in power.
It is high time that serious efforts have to be made by the chief minister to prevent further damge to the liver of the system .
P.S.This week a positive report about the sincere and dedicated service of the commissioner of police Mr. Karunasagar found place in the media. Let his lot grow in number