Former Gujarat DGP refuses to follow orders, says can’t take up Delhi posting


Unhappy with the Centre, the former Gujarat DIrector General of Police, P C Thakur, has refused to take follow the orders on his transfer to Delhi.

Thakur, who was recent replaced with PP Pandey, an accused in Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, said that he couldn’t please ‘some individuals and their orders.’

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Citing critical health condition of hiss wife, Thakur has gone on sick leave. He also refused to take calls from his juniors on Saturday.

Such his displeasure that Thakur didn’t turn up to work to formally hand over the charge to Pandey on Saturday.

He told Indian Express, “There is no question of going to Delhi now. I have informed the state government about the critical condition of my wife. She is on oxygen support and needs round the clock medical attention. I have served the nation and this state and always stood for the rights of downtrodden, but I can’t appease some individuals and their orders.”

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Thakur was made the DGP in 2013, but sources said that he was extremely unhappy over the sudden announce by the Department of Personnel and Training in the central government to replace him with a fake encounter accused police officer.

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