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DCPs asked to link diary entries of missing persons with CCTNS

DCPs asked to link diary entries of missing persons with CCTNS

New Delhi: The Delhi Police has written to all districts and units about linking the General Diary (GD) entries of missing persons with Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS).

Police sources told Millennium Post that the letter was written to all districts, units with the subject regarding GD entries not linked with missing person registration. It was written from the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Police. Quoting letter content, sources said, "On perusal of data of all GD entries relating to the missing persons lodged at the police station for the month of July 2019, it has been observed that a large number of GD entries of missing persons have not been linked with the corresponding missing person form."

Adding further sources said, "It indicates that the missing person entries have not been entered in CCTNS. If this practice continues, the database of missing persons will not be updated in CCTNS application." The officers were requested to direct SHOs of concerned police stations under their jurisdiction to complete the data of missing persons by entering the corresponding missing person form in CCTNS application at the earliest possible.

"It may also be ensured that in future the GD entries of missing persons are immediately linked with the corresponding missing person form," sources added quoting letter content.

According to Delhi Police annual report 2018, the CCTNS is a project envisaged by the Ministry of Home Affairs and aims at creating a comprehensive and integrated system for enhancing the efficiency and effective policing through the adoption of principles of e-Governance, and creation of a nationwide networked infrastructure for evolution of IT-enabled state-of-the-art tracking system.

"Now the data entry in General Diary, FIR for lost property, complaints and other modules like complaints, zero FIR, missing persons, MLC, NCR, preventive action, crime details, accused arrest, property seizure and final form are being done in CCTNS," added the report.

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