Shimla : The CPIM on Sunday hit out at the police chief of Hamirpur district in Himachal Pradesh accusing him of promoting violence and protecting the goons of the ruling BJP .
â€œThe SP Hamirpur Kuldeep Sharma has let loose a reign of terror . On his behest goons of the BJP have attacked CPM cadres in Hamirpur ,â€ said Tikender Panwar , senior CPM leader here .
â€œThese attacks took place in broad day light but no arrests have been made . On the other hand search operations have been conducted by the police on students who are not aligned to the ABVP ,â€ Panwar alleged .
â€œSharma is only a junior HPS officer and doesnâ€™t deserve to head a district . He has made all efforts to crush any form of dissent in the district,â€ he said .
Panwar accused Sharma of partisan behavior even in the past .
â€œThe CPM demands the SP be transferred immediately ,â€ he said .
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