Response System of Police Be Strengthened: Ashok Gehlot

Jaipur: Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has said that for a better sense of security to the people and control of crimes, the police should reach the site of incident without delay. Presently, a project is being implemented in Alwar and Bharatpur, where police would respond to any exigency by reaching spot within 15 minutes.

Later, this project would be scaled up in entire state. Gehlot was reviewing the law and order situation in state on Thursday. Funds amounting to Rs 70 crore had already been provided for purchase of vehicles for police.

CM reiterated on state police adopting a policy for ‘free registration’ of FIRs and asked officials to ensure that every complainant was properly heard. In the meeting, DGP Bhupendra Singh said that special units established for control of crime against women had been made functional in all districts. Officials informed that, as per the directions of CM, in-charge ADGS of various Police Range had started their ‘night halts’. Addl CS Home Rajeeva Swarup, DGP (Law & Order) ML Lathar, ADGP (Crime) BL Soni, ADGP (Intelligence) Umesh Mishra, ADGP (Civil Rights) RP Mehrada, ADGP (ATS & SOG) Anil Paliwal, Secretary Home NL Meena and other senior officers were present in the meeting.