Published On: Thu, May 3rd, 2018

Kasauli killing: SP, DSP shifted out of Solan; award for victim Shail Bala

Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh government today shifted two senior police officials out of the Solan district following the Kasauli shooting incident, officials said.

Solan Superintendent of Police has been shifted after aa fall out of the shooting incident

The state government also decided to confer the ‘Himachal Gaurav Puruskar’ on Assitant Town Planner Shail Bala Sharma, who was allegedly shot dead by a man when she was leading a demolition drive against illegal construction in Kasauli in Solan district.

The state government shifted Mohit Chawla, Superintendent of Police, Solan, and Romesh Sharma, DSP, Parwanoo, as a fall out of the shooting incident, officials said.

Chawla has been shifted to the police headquarters here. Additional SP, Solan, Dr Shiv Kumar has been given the charge of the district till further orders, they said.

Ajay Kumar Rana has been posted as DSP, Parwanoo in place of Romesh Sharma, who also has been directed to report at police headquarters till further orders, they said.

The state government has decided to confer Himachal Gaurav Puruskar on Shail Bala Sharma who laid down her life while performing duty, they said.

The government has already announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the next of kin of Shailbala Sharma and (her) full salary to her family till the remaining period of her service.

PTI

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