Haryana CM reviews law and order. crime situation


While instructing the top brass to take even stricter actions against organized crime, Mr.Manohar Lal asserted that creating a safe environment for people in Haryana is the key priority for the state government. “Crime and criminal incidents should be curbed at all costs so that a friendly environment is maintained. The state should achieve the distinction of peaceful and no-crime state by dealing firmly with the offenders,” he added.

After a thorough review of the crime scenario, he also instructed the police officers to connect with the villagers for getting intelligence about criminal elements who have been found involved in criminal activities and target killings. This will increase the credibility of the police and will help in controlling such incidents with the cooperation of the general public.

He also directed that Haryana State Narcotics Control Bureau and Special Task Force should work in tandem with district police units to completely eliminate drug trafficking, crime and criminal elements across the state. The district SPs and CPs should be more proactive and miscreants and criminal elements whosoever should be dealt with with an iron hand.

Expressing concern over the growing incidents of cybercrime, he said that it has become a threat not only to individuals but also to the government sector, thus endangering national security. Apart from establishing new cyber police stations, the entire police department is being technologically strengthened to meet the present challenges posed by cybercrime. He said that a special drive to spread awareness about cybercrime trends and safety tips should also be organized.

Mr.Manohar Lal asserted that crimes against women will not be tolerated in the state. He also directed all the officers to maintain a special vigil on the security of women and take stern action against offenders.

It was apprised in the meeting that around Rs. 47 crores of defrauded amount has been recovered/blocked to date.

While appreciating the novel initiatives of the Haryana Police, the Chief Minister said that continuous action against criminals and anti-social elements has increased public confidence. Carrying this forward, maximum police presence in the field should be ensured to deter criminal elements. Police being the face of Government should be efficient and its functioning should be transparent. Commending the good work being done by the Police, he said that ERSS 112 of the police being its face, is responding to distress calls promptly and courteously without any delay.

Earlier the Chief Minister also reviewed the functioning of ERSS 112.

Appreciating the state police force, Home Minister Mr.Anil Vij said that the state police had also initiated the process for the attachment of ill-gotten assets of drug peddlers through competent authority. He also directed the officers to periodically launch special operations for the arrest of most wanted criminals, proclaimed offenders, and bail jumpers as well as for recovery of illegal weapons so that the crime rate can be further reduced across the state.

Mr.P.K. Agrawal assured the Chief Minister that his directions would be followed in letter and spirit and that the Police Department would further improve its efficiency, especially in terms of tackling the growing cybercrimes.

ACS Home  TVSN Prasad, ADGP Crime O.P. Singh, ADGP CID Alok Mittal ADGP Telecom and IT A S Chawla, ADGP Law, and Order  Sandeep Khirwar, ADGP Haryana State Narcotics Control Bureau Shrikant Jadhav, all Range ADGPs/IGPs, Commissioners of Police and other officers were also present in the meeting.

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