5.28 lakh posts vacant in police forces; 1.29 lakh in UP
Sunday, July 7, 2019, 6:28 PM
A whopping 5.28-lakh police posts are lying vacant in the country of which nearly 1.29-lakh are in UP, 50,000 in Bihar and 49,000 in West-Bengal. There are 23,79,728 sanctioned posts in police-forces of all states of which 18,51,332 were occupied as on January-1, 2018, according to Home Ministry statistics. On that date, a total of 5,28,396 posts were lying vacant, Home Ministry official said.