Chief Minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday said that “brokers” within the system need to be arrested.
To clean the system and directed Officer-in-Charges of all police stations in the state to arrest unauthorized persons who roam around the police stations to write FIR and complaints.
Himanta Biswa Sarma said that ‘The job to note down an FIR is sole of the police personnel and in most cases, it is of the sub-inspector on duty’.
‘Officer in Charge of the police station should write the FIR but if you notice, it is seen that an unauthorized person is seen there in the police stations who would charge for writing down the copy”.
He further added that the OCs of all the police stations in Assam will be given 10 days to arrest all such unauthorized persons or else, the CM, himself will take steps to arrest such persons.
The CM also said that the persons who act as brokers usually would write certain sections in FIRs which sometimes are inappropriate and not legit.