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The government of Uttar Pradesh has issued a notification for the formation of SSF (Special Protection Force).
- The proposal was passed by cabinet by circulation on 26 June, notification now released
- Court will not take cognizance against SSF officers and employees without the permission of the government.
The government of Uttar Pradesh has issued a notification for the formation of SSF (Special Protection Force). SSF shall have the right to arrest without warrant. There will be unlimited powers, including the power to search the house. It is believed that the UP government has formed such a police force. Which will be equipped with unprecedented forces and before taking action against them, the court will also have to seek the approval of the government.
This force, formed in the name of UP Special Security Force, will be headed by an ADG level officer. On June 26, the notification regarding the proposal passed in the Yogi Cabinet by the Cabinet by Circulation has been issued by the Home Department.
The courts will not take cognizance without the government’s permission
The court will also not take cognizance of SSF officers and employees without the permission of the government. This force will protect the important government buildings, offices, industrial establishments. Private sector will also be able to avail services of SSF by paying. The officer of ADG level will be the head of SSF. SSF headquarters will soon be made in Lucknow.
Uttar Pradesh Special Security Force will have the following powers
Special power has been given to UP SSF. Under this, if any member of the force has reason to believe that the offender can run away or erase evidence of crime during the time it takes to issue a search warrant, in that case he can arrest the said criminal. . Not only this, he can also immediately search his property and house. But, the condition is that the SSF jawan has full confidence that he has taken offense against whom he is taking action.
This force will prove to be a black law for the state: Lallu
State Congress President Ajay Kumar Lallu has said that the SSF has been formed by the government which has failed in law and order. With this, she will be able to act on his gesture and will harass people. This will prove to be a black law for the state.