Police constable, posted as Congress MLA’s bodyguard, suspended for ‘criticising’ Modi


A police constable in Maharashtra has had to pay a heavy price for allegedly criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi on WhatsApp. He’s now been suspended, said a PTI report.

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Ramesh Shinde from Ahmednagar, who’s currently posted as a bodyguard of Congress MLA and former minister Balasaheb Thorat, Shinde had allegedly criticised Modi in a WhatsApp post recently, police said.

The matter was taken seriously and an inquiry has been ordered, they said.

“The action was taken against Shinde yesterday after a detailed inquiry by the district police’s cyber cell,” Ranjankumar Sharma, Superintendent of Police, Ahmednagar, told PTI.


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