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Ethics and Integrity – Insights Secure – 2015: 09 January 2015

TopicEmotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance; integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service

8) You are working as Commissioner of Police in the capital city. Recently wife of an influential politician of ruling party was found dead in a five star hotel. Circumstantial evidence has shown that it is a murder. You are under tremendous pressure to delay the probe. At the same time you are also being pressurized by the opposition party to expedite the probe. Some sections of media have also alleged that you are going slow on the probe intentionally. You are known for your honesty and integrity throughout your career. Though you want to speed up the process, some officers involved in investigating the case are biased and are delaying the whole investigation and bringing bad repute to you by selectively leaking false information to the media.

In situation like this, what will you do to ensure fair probe of the case? Justify your answer. (200 Words)

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