Former IPS Who Quit Over CAA: 'Police Used Disproportionate Force in UP and Delhi' | The Wire
A Maharashtra cadre IPS officer Abdur Rahman resigned from the services as protest against the “blatantly communal and unconstitutional” Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.
Abdur Rahman, posted as special IGP in Mumbai, issued a statement saying he won’t be attending office.
“This Bill is against the religious pluralism of India. I request all justice loving people to oppose the Bill in a democratic manner. It runs against the very basic feature of the Constitution,” he said.
“The Bill is against the basic feature of the Constitution. I condemn this Bill. In civil disobedience I have decided not attend office from tomorrow. I am finally quitting the service,” Rahman said in the statement.
In this interview, The Wire's Ajoy Ashirwad is in conversation with Former IPS officer Abdur Rahman on his resignation, Delhi Police's inaction during the JNU violence and the disproportionate use of force against anti-CAA protestors in UP and other BJP ruled states.
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