Kapurthala: The police has beefed up security ahead of the festive season. SSP, Kapurthala Rajinder Singh claimed to have enhanced the vigil in and around religious places, educational institutes and busy markets of their respective regions.
SSP, Kapurthala said that specially constituted anti-sabotage teams have been directed to enhance vigil near religious places, besides undertaking combing operations, to keep a vigil on strangers and anti-social elements, who might slip into the area under the garb of visitors and relatives of residents. Besides stepping up the night vigil, the police has installed special checkposts and intensified patrolling throughout the area. The policemen have been asked to keep in touch with the authorities in the fire department and health centres, so that rescue operation in case of any eventuality could be started without delay he added. Maintaining that the exercise was done to boost the morale of residents and ensure their safety during the festival season, SSP, Kapurthala said beat officers have been directed to ensure that no stranger sneaks into the area under the guise of a relative or a friend of locals.
The police chief had directed the police officials to deal strictly with organised perpetrators of crime.
Under this special checking drive on on Saturday has been lauched by the police team under the leadership of PCR & Traffic Incharge Jang Bahadur Sharma in the slum area and checked the hovels to ensure safety of heritage citizens.
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