Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Jamshedpur police to tighten noose on illegal arms traders

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Jamshedpur: Deputy inspector general (DIG), Kolhan, Rajiv Ranjan Singh has ordered its team in the steel city to prepare a track record of arms recovered in Arms Act from the past five years. He has asked the police to take stern action against those involved in illegal arms trade. Cases of murders, thefts and robberies taking place across the city from the past one month have increased substantially.

“If we curb the illegal trade of arms, the crime rate will also automatically stop. We should trace the traders involved in supplying firearms to the criminals. The availability of arms lead to heinous crime,” said Singh, while addressing the police officials in a meeting.    Singh held a meeting of senior police officers to review the city’s law and order situation at the SSP Office. The DIG scanned criminal cases police station wise, , arrest of anti-social elements prior to New Year and also reviewed the naxal activities.

An official said that DIG has also asked its team to prepare a track record of criminals involved in various incidents from the past five years.

Talking about the nature of crime taking place at the steel city and rest of the Kolhan, the senior police officer said that as Jamshedpur is a cosmopolitan city, and people from every corner of the country, and even outside are settled here, the nature of crime also varies. He said that DIG was visiting each district to ensure that the police had a people-friendly image, professionalism and probity.
During the meeting discussions were also made on the strategy to be adapted to control the rising crime graph. Sources informed that senior police officials have decided to tighten the noose of the miscreants and keep a strict vigil on the suspects.
DIG also instructed to make effective police picketing and snap checking on the exits and entrances of sensitive parts of the city and take important steps for police mobile, motorcycle on on-foot patrolling to keep close vigil on suspected elements.

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