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CM holds meeting with police officials over law & order situation

Today chief minister Prof. (Dr.) Manik Saha had a review meeting on law and order situation in the state with the police officers at Pragna Bhavan, Agartala. The meeting was attended by DGP Amitabh Ranjan, additional DGP Sourav Tripathi, IGP R.G. K. Rao, DIG Manchak Ippar, district and sub-division level police officers, OCs and other police officials of the state.

After the review meeting, chief minister Prof. (Dr.) Manik Saha, at a press meet, informed that the government has adopted zero tolerance policy towards smuggling and use of drugs to build drug-free Tripura. Stern measures are being taken against people involved in drug trade. In today’s meeting also police officials were given necessary directions regarding this. The chief minister said, the police administration has been instructed to suppress the cut money and syndicate system. He said, Rohingas are illegally entering the country by making Tripura a corridor. So, the police has been instructed to keep strict vigilance. At the same time to prevent cow smuggling in border areas concerned police stations have been advised to work in coordination with the local BSF. The issue of traffic system also came for discussion in the meeting, informed the chief minister.

The chief minister also said, the state police is going to celebrate its 150 anniversary which is a matter of pride. On this occasion achievements of the police will be upheld before the public through various programmes. He said, the matter of equipping every police station with latest technology and controlling cyber crime was also discussed in the meeting. By September this year a cyber police station will be opened in the state. It was also informed that Tripura’s crime rate far below than other states.

The chief minister said, it was emphasized in the meeting that it has to be ensured that people approach the police for any issue they face. Meanwhile many promotions have been implemented in the state police administration. At the same time the government will take measures to fill up the vacant posts in the police. Police’s PRAYAS initiative to spread awareness regarding prevention of child marriage also came up for discussion. The chief minister said, law and order situation in the state is far better now. He advised the police officials to keep this trend intact in the coming days as well. The last Assembly election was conducted in a peaceful manner and the state police shares the credit for that.

In the beginning of the meeting DGP Amitabh Ranjan said, the law and order situation in the state has improved a lot. Special drive has been launched to prevent illegal penetration of Rohingas and many people have been arrested consequently. As part of the Nesha Mukta Tripura drive huge number of intoxicants have been seized. In the meeting chief minister unveiled a logo in connection with the 150th anniversary of state police.


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