Jamshedpur: Jamshedpur police today said that security will be beefed up in and around the city on the occasion of New Year celebrations. Extra forces have been deployed on picnic spots, restaurants, parks, malls so that people can welcome the New Year peacefully.
A total of 22 checking points have been set from Dimna and also Bhurudih Dam in Ghatsila from the city for both the year end as well as the New Year celebration. Those found unmasked will be taken to task.
Senior superintendent of police, M Tamil Vanan while addressing media on Thursday said in the no music is allowed beyond the 10 pm point.
“By Wednesday night 40 new cases of Covid was reported in the East Singhbhum district whereas the daily figure of new cases in the district would fluctuate between 15 to 20 for the past fortnight. We have to see that all norms against the spread of Coronavirus like use of sanitizers and wearing masks are maintained by the people,” said Vanan.
The senior SP pointed out that they have put up over 20 armed police beside five police officers at Dimna Lake area for Friday.
“During this season eve-teasing cases register an increase at the picnic spots so the district women cell of the police has planned to work in coordination with the respective local police stations to prevent incidents of eve-teasing in the picnic spots,” said an official of the district women’s cell.
He said that they had convened a special meeting of the police officers assigned for carrying out the checking of arms or helmet in the city, and has categorically briefed them that whoever is using a Press or Police sticker must show a valid I-card.
“In the event of anyone fails to produce valid I-card, then the police officer concerned will immediately strip the sticker off the vehicle and subsequently prosecute the person for cheating the police,” said the official.