Taking strong note of the rising crime incidents in the city,Commissioner,Police,Panchkula-Ambala Range,Rajbir Deswal,has directed the SHOs to be swift in solving crime cases and has asked them to complete the investigations in a weeks time in important cases.
Deswal has particularly asked the SHO of Chandimandir to work out the ATM theft in a weeks time. Some unidentified thieves had managed to loot the ATM at Chunnabhatti area of Chandimandir and had looted Rs 15 lakh from the ATM. In a meeting of the SHOs and Assistant Commissioners of Police (ACPs) of Panchkula district on Tuesday,Deswal directed that there should be no laxity in controlling the crime in the city.
Deswal has also issued directions that the police officials should increase visibility on the roads,pointing out that earlier,when the police had put up barricades at different places in the city the incidents of crime had seen a drop and the snatching cases had particularly fallen drastically. Deswal said that the SHOs have been asked to remain vigilant.
I have asked the SHO Chandimandir to work out the ATM theft case within a week. We would initiate action in cases where the concerned SHOs fail to develop any clues in a specific time in crime cases of bigger nature, he said.
The Commissioner said that the patrolling in the city will be intensified. particularly in crime-prone areas.
There is a need to carry out patrolling on a regular basis in some areas. Earlier,we had started a flush-out operation in the city in which the cops from different police stations were involved, Deswal also said.
As part of crime-prevention measures,the Commissioner has particularly asked that the interaction with the local residents should be made more frequent. Police have already initiated a programme to train private security guards in different sectors to man them and is also in the process of identifying the places where the CCTVs could be set up to check the entry of the people in a particular sector.