NORTH INDIA KALEIDOSCOPE BUREAU
In Haryana, atleast 65 companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) will be deployed with the State Police force to conduct polling in a free, fair and peaceful manner during General Elections to Lok Sabha-2019.
While disclosing this here today, Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) Manoj Yadava said that the Centre has already given its nod to give 65 companies to Haryana. Out of these, the first contingent of three companies of Border Security Force has already reached the state to help state police maintain law and order and two more companies would arrive very soon. The remaining companies of CAPF would reach Haryana after the fifth phase of polling. Apart from this, more than 50,000 cops of State Police force including Home Guards and Special Police Officers would also
He said that Haryana Police is constantly in touch with the police in neighbouring states too to ensure prevention of possible trespassing by criminals and other anti-social elements.
“We have got a list of around 400 proclaimed offenders, bail jumpers from neighbouring states who belong to Haryana. Our police teams are constantly conducting raids to nab these criminals and dozens are being arrested every day including bail jumpers, parole jumpers and proclaimed offenders. Apart from this, the Special Task Force (STF) is efficiently and effectively functioning to deal with the organized crime,” he added.
He disclosed that based on intelligence and other inputs, Police have so far seized a total of 2,87,079 bottles of illicit liquor and more than 2920 kg narcotic substance including heroin, opium, poppy husk, ganja, smack and charas. Police teams also seized cash worth Rs. 76,42,540 since the Model Code of Conduct came into effect. He said that instructions have already been given for deposit of licensed weapons as a result of which 80,079 licensed arms have so far been deposited by the people in Police Stations across Haryana. In addition, Police has also seized 284 illicit and
Mr. Yadava urged people to come out fearlessly and ensure maximum participation in polling as the State Police administration have made elaborate arrangements for free, fair and peaceful elections in the state.
It may be mentioned here that polling for 10 Lok Sabha seats in Haryana will take place in