Chennai: “We expect all sections of society to respect policemen and cooperate in discharge of their duties,” said IPS Officers Association’s Tamilnadu Chapter president Prateep V Philip yesterday reacting to the incident involving Kanchipuram Collector P Ponniah threatening a police inspector.
A video footage of Kanchipuram Collector P Ponniah purportedly threatening a police inspector that he will be suspended for alleged lapses in crowd management at the Lord Athi Varadar festival went viral recently.
Reacting to the incident, IPS Officers Association stated that it expected all sections of society to respect policemen. Philip noted that TN police department is making all arrangements to ensure smooth conduct of the festival at the Kanchipuram temple.
“The association expresses its solidarity with the department and every member of the force,” he stated in the media report.