After aspirant's death, physical test for MP Police recruitment postponed till June 2

Bhopal, May 12 (IANS) The ongoing physical test for police recruitment has been postponed till June 2 in view of scorching heat in Madhya Pradesh. An announcement was made by the state Home Minister Narottam Mishra on Thursday.
 
After aspirant's death, physical test for MP Police recruitment postponed till June 2

Bhopal, May 12 (IANS) The ongoing physical test for police recruitment has been postponed till June 2 in view of scorching heat in Madhya Pradesh. An announcement was made by the state Home Minister Narottam Mishra on Thursday.

This decision came a day after an aspirant appearing in the physical efficiency test for the post of constables (GD and radio) died in Jabalpur. An official spokesperson in Madhya Pradesh Police Headquarters told IANS that the physical efficiency test for affected aspirants will be rescheduled from June 6.

"Physical efficiency test scheduled between June 3 and June 5 will continue, whereas the candidates, whose physical test will be affected due to postponement, will be rescheduled from June 6. Candidates will be informed about their turn for the physical test in advance," said Ashish Sharma, a spokesperson in the MP Police.

On Wednesday, a candidate -- Narendra Kumar Goutam, resident of Seoni district, died after finishing the 800-metre race during a physical test in Jabalpur. According to the officials, Goutama fell down soon after finishing the race. The onlookers noticed that he was facing difficulty in breathing. He was taken to the Ranjhi hospital and later was shifted to Victoria hospital and then to Jabalpur hospital. Later in the evening, he died in the hospital.

Indar Kumar, another aspirant faced a similar situation on Tuesday. After completing the 800-metre race, he sat on a chair and fell unconscious. As per the official information, Kumar started bleeding from nose and mouth.

"He was rushed to the hospital and sensing the urgency a green corridor was created and he was transported to Jabalpur hospital. He is still recovering in the hospital," official said.

Online examination was conducted by Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board Bhopal from January 8 to February 17 for the recruitment of 6,000 posts of constable (GD) and constable (radio).

The results were declared on the website www.peb.mp.gov.in on March 24.

--IANS

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