[Reader-list] Gujarat DCP shoots Muslim inspector twice in mock anti-terror drill
pawan.durani at gmail.com
Mon Mar 15 15:55:26 IST 2010
Dear C.Anupam ,
Did I say that any line has been said about Modi.
Would you google this news and check the subject line which has come
in newspapers .
ATS inspector injured by bullet during mock drill : PTI
Gujarat DCP shoots cop during mock-drill : Indian Express
Drill that mocked precautions & exposed inadequacies : Times Of India
And then you have a subject line in SARAI ,as follows
Gujarat DCP shoots Muslim inspector twice in mock anti-terror drill :
Reader-List - SARAI
If you do not understand the intent of Javed's mail, then i regret of
trying to eductae you on his intent.
No more discussion on this from my side . Those who wish to ignore my
suggestions may continue to do so.
Remember ...till they come marching to your door.
On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 3:47 PM, anupam chakravartty <c.anupam at gmail.com> wrote:
> Not single line has been said against modi or BJP. Why are you
> assuming? On what grounds? On the other hand, if these things are not
> brought towards the notice of the machinery which is at work, there
> will be more such Saiyads dying in this way.
> It is unfortunate that you are diverting the focus of the debate,
> which should discuss things about police reforms across the country to
> a political issue. You are absolutely wrong about Javed's intention to
> post this news item and also using Narendra Modi to make a point here.
> On 3/15/10, Pawan Durani <pawan.durani at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Yes Yes .. Let us blame Modi for this.
>> On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 3:20 PM, Javed <javedmasoo at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> ‘Sir, don’t... I am not a terrorist,’ pleaded ATS inspector as DCP
>>> shot him twice
>>> Even Muslim police officers are not safe from fake encounters....
>>> Surat: Posted: Sunday , Mar 14, 2010 at 0319 hrs
>>> “Sir, don’t... I am not a terrorist.”
>>> This is what Gujarat Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) inspector Shabbirali
>>> Saiyed says he had shouted, just before Deputy Commissioner of Police
>>> Subhash Trivedi shot him twice in the abdomen from point blank range
>>> during the mock anti-terror drill that went haywire at the Surat
>>> Airport on February 24.
>>> Saiyed still cannot comprehend how and why he was shot by the senior
>>> officer. No officer was supposed to carry or use live arms and
>>> ammunition. That apart, Saiyed told The Sunday Express that the entire
>>> drill had been meticulously planned, including the exact role each cop
>>> would play. “All the officials in the drill had been briefed
>>> thoroughly about the role of each. I was to be only an observer tasked
>>> to find out what mistakes the commandos and other officials commit
>>> during rescue operations.”
>>> DCP Subhash Trivedi, SP Barot of ATS and a few other officers were
>>> tasked to act as doctors and rush to a bus in the parking lot of the
>>> airport in which some officials acting as terrorists were holding
>>> ‘passengers’ hostage.
>>> Saiyed recalled: “Subhash Trivedi rushed to the bus and caught hold of
>>> me tightly, though I was supposed to be only an obeserver. I pleaded,
>>> “Sir , don’t... I am not a terrorist, I am the observer.” But he
>>> refused to let go of me and we had a scuffle. I was left struggling to
>>> get out of his clutches when he pulled out his service revolver and
>>> opened fire, from point blank range. I fell and lost consciousness.”
>>> The .38 calibre bullet entered through his stomach and exited. Saiyed
>>> is still to recover but is now out of danger.
>>> Interestingly, the DCP, according to Saiyed, was not even tasked to
>>> take on or grapple with any ‘terrorist’ in the drill, since he was
>>> acting as a member of a team of ‘doctors’ at the spot who would only
>>> recce the scene to find out how many hostages and terrorists were in
>>> the bus. “He was to have only ascertained their numbers to pass on the
>>> information to the others in the actual rescue team, so that they
>>> could plan and execute the operation,” according to Inspector Saiyed.
>>> Surat police Commisioner Shivanand Jha confirmed it. “Saiyed was
>>> deputed as an observer on the spot. He was standing near the entry
>>> door of bus. DCP Subhash Trivedi was tasked to act as a doctor to
>>> recce the scene and find out how many hostages were being held by how
>>> many terrorists, and the weapons they possessed.” The ‘doctor’,
>>> apparently, was not expected to carry any weapon, much less a loaded
>>> service revolver.
>>> So what went horribly wrong? The police claim they have no answers to
>>> share, yet. “We are still doing a free and fair investigation. At this
>>> moment it is difficult to come to any conclusion. We have taken the
>>> statements of several airport staff who were also present there and
>>> statements of several police officials who witnessed the incident,”
>>> Jha said.
>>> When The Sunday Express contacted Trivedi, he refused to comment.
>>> The investigation is being headed by Jha’s deputy and ATS chief Ajay
>>> Tomar. A complaint was registered at Umra police station soon after
>>> Saiyed was shot while state DGP S S Khandwawala directed Tomar to
>>> carry out a departmental inquiry.
>>> “After preliminary investigations, we have found that the incident was
>>> an accident and the firing had not been done deliberately. But we are
>>> waiting for the final report and the report from ballistic experts
>>> before coming to any conclusion,” said Khandwawala. Asked if an FIR
>>> would be registered against DCP Trivedi, Khandwawala said: “Let the
>>> report come and later, on its basis, we will take further action. Both
>>> the officials are from police department _ they are not some criminals
>>> _ so it is premature to say anything at this juncture.”
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