Task force formed to tighten noose around criminals

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, September 11

Commissioner of Police, Jalandhar, Dr Sukhchain Singh Gill on Saturday directed all officers of Jalandhar Commissionerate to ensure disposal of pending investigations in a stipulated time-frame.

While presiding over his maiden crime review meeting at the Police Lines, the CP asked all SHOs to ensure maximum redressal of complaints at `Thana level’ to promote efficiency and transparency in the system.

Dr Gill further constituted a district-level task force to arrest POs in heinous crimes, especially in the NDPS Act and stated that he would personally monitor the progress through weekly review meetings.

The CP accompanied by Deputy Commissioner of Police Gurmeet Singh, categorically mentioned that to wipe out drug menace from the city it was need of the hour that a zero tolerance policy be adopted against such crimes.

He directed the officials to launch a special drive against drug abuse and street crime by beefing up security and patrolling measures to make police more responsive in the city. He directed police teams/PCR staff to ensure round the clock patrolling in the city, especially at places that witness heavy footfall including shopping malls, markets, and others. He said that every effort would be made to make the security system more responsive and efficient.

Meanwhile, he asked the SHOs to prepare a list of case properties lying in their respective police station and ensure their disposal by adopting proper legal procedure.

Dr Gill asked the SHOs to register each and every complaint made by citizens in police stations adding that strict action would be taken against the erring officials who fail to comply with these directions. He further asked officials to work in a result-oriented manner by disposing of all pending cases of POCSO and abduction.

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