Governor discusses law & order with DGP

Shimla (QNN)

Sanjay Kundu, Director General of Police called on Governor Shiv Pratap Shukla at Raj Bhavan, today. He apprised the Governor about the various initiatives taken by the State police to maintain Law & Order in the State. He also briefed about the internal security, public order and other issues of the State.

DGP said that in the Indo-China border areas of Himachal Pradesh, the State police have also taken steps under a comprehensive plan and further strengthened the deployment of the State Police in these areas. He said that a team of police officers had also visited these areas and prepared their important report in this regard. He said that the state police was working very sensitively in the matter of drug abuse & drug trafficking and strict action was being taken against the persons involved in this illegal business. He said that cases of crime against women and children were also being dealt with strictly. He said that several measures have been ensured through the traffic police regarding road safety so that precious lives could be saved. In addition, the police were taking strong action against organized crimes, especially illegal mining. He said that in the recent meeting with the Director General of Police of Punjab, it has been decided to work together to deal with drug smugglers, gangsters and criminals in the border areas of both the states. For this, the police have strengthened its network from both sides, he added.

The Governor lauded the efforts of the State Police and expressed hope that the State Police would work more vigorously to make Devbhoomi free from crime.

Secretary to Governor Rajesh Sharma was also present on the occasion.