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Delhi Police Commissioner chairs inter-state coordination meeting

NEW DELHI: Traffic flow during Christmas and New Year's Eve and steps to check unauthorised intrusion or transportation of liquor at borders was one of the agenda points discussed at the Interstate Coordination Meeting at the Delhi Police headquarters on Friday.
The meeting aimed at strengthening cooperation and coordination, in order to address various issues, related to policing in Delhi and neighboring states and was chaired of Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik.
Patnaik lauded the cooperation extended by the bordering states in implementation of National Green Tribunal (NGT) orders to check pollution and traffic chaos.
He also stressed the need to increase frequency of such meetings and said that senior police officers across the state should meet regularly and chalk out strategies for crime and criminal control having inter-state ramifications.
Police said that the major areas of discussion at the meeting were illicit firearms, inter-state gangs, drugs, traffic etc.
The Commissioner emphasised on having senior-level Nodal Officers to be nominated for real-time exchange of information.
He further asked representatives from the neighbouring states to act tough and crack down heavily on criminals who move around with firearms.
"The objective of the meeting was to share terror-related intelligence and inputs about various extremist outfits and their plan to disturb peace in view of the forthcoming festive season. Senior officers of Delhi Police and their counterparts from Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, and Rajasthan attended the meeting," sources said.
Officials also shared intelligence to check crimes committed by interstate criminals and organised gangs of auto-lifters.
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