JAMMU: Additional Director General of Police, Security has ordered withdrawal of all Special Police Officials (SPOs) attached with the protected persons immediately.
“It has been observed that some SPOs are performing as PSO duties with the protected persons which is not in accordance with the security norms, as SPOs are not trained to perform PSO duties,” an order said.
It has further been ordered that no unit or district SPs shall deploy any SPO for PSO duties, and all the SPOs (except SPO drivers) presently attached with protected persons be immediately withdrawn.
“Range DIGs shall furnish list of all such SPOs withdrawn to the headquarters by October 5 positively,” the order read, adding that in case any SPO does not report back, honorarium may not be released and nominal roll of such SPOs be furnished to the Police Headquarter so that their disengagement orders are issued.