REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATIONSPolice of other states participate in the meeting17 Jan 2017 | 12:46 AM
NEW DELHI:An interstate co-ordination meeting aimed at strengthening cooperation and coordination in order to address the various issues related to policing in Delhi was held today by Delhi Commissioner of Police Alok Kumar Verma, keeping in mind the forthcoming Republic Day function.[ + read story ]
Tribune News Service
New Delhi, January 16
An interstate co-ordination meeting aimed at strengthening cooperation and coordination in order to address the various issues related to policing in Delhi was held today by Delhi Commissioner of Police Alok Kumar Verma, keeping in mind the forthcoming Republic Day function.
The objective of the meeting was to share terror-related intelligence and inputs about various extremist outfits and their designs in view of the Republic Day celebrations. Senior officers of Delhi Police and their counterparts from Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh attended the meeting.
Verma stressed increasing police presence, intensive and co-ordinated checking at vulnerable points, tenant verification, guest house checking, paying guest accommodation and sensitisation of cyber café owners, second-hand car dealers, STD, ISD, PCO booth owners, etc.
The officers shared intelligence to check crimes committed by interstate criminals and organised gangs of autolifters operating in their areas. Issues of human trafficking, missing children, proliferation of fake Indian currency notes (FICN), smuggling of illicit firearms were discussed and preventive steps emphasizing integrated joint checking at unmanned borders in tandem with each other were also discussed.
Traffic restrictions during Republic Day-2017 at borders were discussed and officers of other states were requested to cooperate.
All officers were also briefed to share advance intelligence having interstate ramifications on law and order.
The meeting ended with a resolution to have increased co-ordination in policing in the NCR region with emphasis on one to one interaction at all levels and units in order to provide a more secure environment to citizens of Delhi and neighbouring states, said DCP Rajeev Ranjan.