Rourkela, Dec 3 (LocalWire) Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) (Western Range) Kavita Jalan on Monday said she has conducted an inquiry into the bullet loot incident from Sundargarh police armoury on the direction of Director General of Police (DGP) R P Sharma.
Jalan, while speaking to media persons, cleared that there has been no proof of involvement of any extremist link so far in the incident.
According to sources, the Sundargarh Police had detected around sixty rounds of bullets were missing from the police armoury, following which the reserve inspector had lodged an FIR.
on Dec 1, the Sundargarh Police arrested police constable Gulsan Kiro for allegedly stealing the bullets. The bullets were recovered from him.
Considering the seriousness of the issue, DGP R P Sharma on Sunday had directed DIG (WR) Kavita Jalan to conduct an inquiry into the incident.
Accordingly, Jalan had visited Sundargarh and conducted an inquiry into the matter.
“From the inquiry conducted so far, no link to extremist groups in this case has been detected yet,” said Jalan.
“However, we are further investigating in to the matter,” she added.
She also informed that the accused constable had a poor track record in respect to being sincere and responsible to his duty.
Gulsan Kiro, a native of Sabdega area of Sundargarh district, had got the job of a constable on compassionate ground since his father was also in the same post.
He was reportedly irregular in his duty, due to which he did not receive his salary since last two months.