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     Raipur, June 13, 2024: Chief Minister Vishnu Dev Sai today suspended both the IAS Kumar Lal Chouhan and IPS Sadanand Kumar after they failed to stop the large scale arson in Baloda Bazar district collectorate and SP office on June 10 last.

     “Chief Minister Vishnu Dev Sai is not happy with the large scale arson in Baloda Bazar and the role of the then District Collector K L Chouhan and SP Sadanand Kumar,” official sources told ChhattisgarhTopNews.Com.

     “Prima facie it was found that they have not done their duties properly to either on the incident in Girodhpuri area or that to check the violence in Baloda Bazar district headquarters,” the sources said.

      Because of dereliction of duty, both the then Collector and the SP were place under suspension today with immediate effect on order of the Chief Minister, the sources added.

     Meanwhile, the state government today appointed retired Justice C B Bajpai as the head of the judicial commission to probe the incident in Amargupha incident in Mahkoni of Girodhpuri area in Baloda Bazar district.

     The Judicial commission will submit its report within three months, official sources said.

     On the intervening night of 15 and 16 May, 2024 the Jaitkham the Satnami samaj was damaged by unidentified persons in Amargupha area, because of which there was widespread anger among the community members.

     Demanding a high level probe the members of the community staged a demonstration and an unruly mob set on fire the district collectorate and the SP office on June 10, last destroying the entire buildings.

     On June 11 both the Collector K L Chouhan and SP Sadanand Kumar were transferred out of the district following the violence.

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