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About SPS Rathore

SPS Rathore is a former Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) who was named in the Ruchika molestation case and is serving jail terms after being convicted in the case. On December 22, 2009, Former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala said the punishment given to the accused in the case is not sufficient.

Rathore belongs to the 1965 batch of the Indian Police Service.

In March, the Home Ministry stripped Rathore of the police medal awarded to him.

The Home Ministry had also written to the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and the Ministry of Personnel, seeking their views on reducing and discontinuation of the pension and other post-retirement benefits being given to Rathore.

In June 2010, the Union Home Ministry decided to withhold his pension in full on a permanent basis.

SPS Rathore in News

Ruchika case: Punjab and Haryana High Court seeks details of Rathore's promotion
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday sought details from the Haryana Government on how former Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) SPS Rathore was promoted to the rank of DGP, when a complaint of molestation was pending against him.

CBI has shielded Rathore, alleges Ruchika's father
Reacting to the verdict of the Supreme Court that granted bail to former Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) SPS Rathore in the Ruchika molestation case, Ruchika's father Anand Prakash on Thursday demanding an independent inquiry where no police officers are involved in the probe said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has shielded the accused.

Ruchika molestation case: Supreme Court grants bail to former Haryana DGP Rathore
The Supreme Court on Thursday granted bail to former Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) SPS Rathore in the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case.

Ruchika case: No evidence to support allegations against Rathore, says CBI
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday said it had found no facts to support the allegations made by Ruchika Girhotra's family against former Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) SPS Rathore, who is presently serving 18-month jail sentence on charges of molesting the 14-year-old teenager in 1990.

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