Kolhan DIG asks police to intensify patrolling during puja


    Jamshedpur, Oct 15: Deputy inspector general (DIG), Kolhan, held a meeting of senior police officers to review city’s law and order situation at the Circuit House today.

    The DIG, RK Dhan scanned criminal cases police stationwise, arrest of anti-social elements prior to Puja and also reviewed the naxal activities in Ghatshila sub division.

    Dhan said, We want to ensure peaceful festive season, the law and order situation in the steel city is absolutely under control and if any shortcomings will be detected they will be taken care of by the senior superintendent of police Anoop T Mathew”. The meeting was organised to review the law and order of the steel city as well as rural areas of the East Singhbhum district. 

    The DIG, Kolhan said Today’s meeting was meant exclusively for the deputy superintendents of police (DSPs) posted in the East Singhbhum district, and all the seven DSPs had attended the meeting which was held in a closed room.
    One of the DSPs said that the DIG checked the status of the notorious criminals on bail and checking was done meticulously police station-wise.

    Sources in the police said the DIG, Kolhan had also given much stress on the intensified patrolling during the Puja on the roads leading to the Puja pandals and other strategic locations.

    Revealing about the security beefing up in the wake of the Puja, the Senior SP, Mathew informed that they would deploy additional number of Jharkhand Armed Police (JAP) in the city and also install additional number of CCTV cameras at the strategic locations.

    Rapid Action Force and Jharkhand Jaguar personnel jointly with the local police will keep its mobility in the sensitive areas during the five hectic days and policewomen in plain clothes will be deployed at puja pandals to keep a check on the movement of the crowd.

    Vehicular traffic, the major concern during the pujas will be under the administration’s scanner from this week as this issue is also an impediment in the way of organizing smooth puja.

    “Road accidents leading to blockading of streets is very common in the city so, to avoid such scenes during pujas the traffic police has worked out revised route chart for heavy vehicles movement that will be made public next week,” informed a district traffic official.


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