Bihar police stations to have separate officers for investigation and law and order

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  1. The Bihar police has decided to bifurcate its forces on the lines of investigation and law and order at base level of police stations from August 15,2019.
  2. Bihar police will have separate sets of officers,head constables and constables to look after investigation and law and order.
  3. This will also allow police stations to devote up to 70% of its force for investigation.In less sensitive police stations the ratio can be 50:50 or as decided by the station in-charge.
  4. This move comes in the backdrop of improper investigation and pendency of cases.About 1.4 lakh cases are pending in the state.
  5. Further,women police personnel will also not be posted at police stations which do not have separate toilets for women.