The Delhi excessive court docket has expressed amazement as two feminine constables working with the Indo-Tibetan Border Police lately approached the court docket looking for redeployment on the Indian Mission in Afghanistan. Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw and Justice Amit Bansal dismissed the plea as the problem is a purely administrative one and likewise expressed amazement at such a plea in view of the damaging scenario prevailing in Afghanistan, Livelaw reported. The petition and the decision got here earlier than the autumn of Kabul on August 15.
“The petitioners as personnel of armed power like ITBP will be posted wherever based mostly on the requirement of the power, They haven’t any vested proper to be deployed in Afghanistan. Moderately it amazes us that in view of the damaging scenario prevailing in Afghanistan at present, the petitioners are eager to be deployed there,” the court docket mentioned.
The ITBP constables mentioned they had been posted within the Embassy of India at Kabul in August 2020 as safety assistants for a tenure of two years. In June this yr, they had been re-deployed to India. They contested that they had been entitled to a keep of two years in Afghanistan.
Of their plea, they mentioned their service is required in Kabul for the aim of frisking youngsters and females visiting the Indian Embassy at the moment they usually had been duly skilled for this. Countering their plea, the ITBP mentioned that there are three feminine constables working on the embassy.
The court docket additionally noticed that the constables on their very own cannot resolve the place their companies are required. “Whether or not there’s a requirement for companies of the petitioners in Afghanistan can’t be assessed by the petitioners on their very own. The mentioned choices should be taken on the premise of administrative and operational exigencies by the respondent (ITBP) alone,” the court docket mentioned including that the interference by court docket in such matter can be not permitted.
After the Taliban took management of Kabul on August 15, a contingent of 99 ITBP commandoes, together with three sniffer canine had been evacuated from Afghanistan. At current, there is no such thing as a ITBP contingent in Afghanistan. The entire contingent deployed for the safety of the Embassy in Kabul, its 4 consulates in Afghanistan have returned to India within the aftermath of the seize of Kabul by the Taliban.