Attacks on individual cops an attack on entire force, says CM Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis said the government would set up fast track courts for trial of these cases where cops were being attacked.

| Mumbai | Published: September 9, 2016 2:37:20 am
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Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Thursday warned that the administration will not tolerate attacks on police. Expressing anguish over an attack that led to a traffic cop’s death and an attack to drown a policeman, Fadnavis said, “Attacks on police personnel is an attack on the entire force. The government will set up fast track courts for trial of these cases,” he said.

At a meeting in Nashik region with revenue officials across districts, he discussed the implementation of various public welfare schemes. He assessed the implementation of employment guarantee schemes, farm ponds, jalyukta shivar, gharkul yojna, swachch Maharashtra, right to services among others. He said the ongoing and incomplete projects under jalyukta shivar should be taken up on war footing. He directed officials to provide power connections to all well projects that have been completed.

He told officials to facilitate immediate release of payment for completed works. The “Samadh-an Shibhir” where public grievances are addressed should be held more frequently, he added.

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