By Our Reporter
The Home Ministry has revealed how the powerful politicians and ex-officers of the Nepal Police were abusing the security personnel by forcing them to work as their domestic helpers in their homes.
Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has included a plan to return all the security personnel to the office within May 13.
The Home Ministry alreday directed the Nepal Police and Armed Police Force to call back security persons deputed for other purposes except security within the next seven days.
The direction follows public complaint that some security persons were made to work as domestic help of higher officials and their deployment as personal security officers (PSOs) for those people facing no security threat.
Likewise, the government has instructed the Nepal Police to return 315 Nepal Police staff deputed for the security of its former office bearers back to their previous posts. There is the accusation that former police officers are using security persons they have got for personal security as domestic helps.
Similarly, the police administration has been asked to call back 45 police personnel deputed for the security of incumbent VVIPs and former officers.
It may be noted that 42 Nepal police personnel, out of 49, deputed for the security of incumbent and former office bearers have already returned to office, following the Ministry’s direction. Around 500 security personnel have been positioned for the security of incumbent VVIPs and former office bearers.
The 82-point ‘Home Administration Reform Action Plan, 2074 BS ‘ unveiled by Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa on April 2 announced to make return of those security personnel deployed for other purposes within mid-May.
Ex-VIPs, high ranking leaders, misusing security personnel, government vehicles
By Our Reporter