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100 deficiencies found during night and evening police patrolling till May this year

New Delhi: Deficiencies during the night and evening police patrolling were reviewed at the meeting held in Delhi Police headquarters earlier this June. According to police, in the current year (till May), more than 100 deficiencies were noticed by gazetted officers (GOs) of Delhi Police.

Police sources told Millennium Post during a meeting police visibility checking during evening and night including deficiencies were discussed. Police data of five districts revealed that as many as 59 deficiencies were noticed by district GOs during evening patrolling. "In the night nearly 61 deficiencies were reported by GOs in six districts," added police sources.

"The deficiencies were related to the patrolling pattern, bad condition of light and reflectors, presence and number of police staff," sources said. In the meeting, senior police officers discussed various issues, including curbing deficiencies and new techniques which can be implemented for more effective patrolling. "The focus of the discussion was to make patrolling more better," added sources. Last year more than 300 deficiencies related to night patrolling pattern in different districts were noticed by district night (gazetted officers) GOs of Delhi Police.

As many as 4,420 staff were deployed for evening patrolling and more than 3,000 police personnel were on duty for night patrolling. "Over 1,700 motorcycles were deployed for patrolling in various parts of the city," data added. The data further revealed that as many as 203 robbers/snatchers were apprehended by evening police staff whereas in the night 153 criminals were nabbed. "Burglars/thieves-273, persons with firearms-171 and others-586 persons were nabbed during the evening," added sources. In the night, police caught 243-burglars/thieves, 124-persons with firearms and 309-others. The city police, after analysing the crime trend in all districts and one unit, deployed 813 motorcycles for patrolling.

In meeting, the discussion was held to curb violent crime in which firearms are used by criminals. The other points like pendency of CPGRAMS grievances, VIP references, NHRC references, LG's Listening Post grievances, CMTS complaints were reviewed.

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