NEW DELHI: Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Thursday directed Delhi Police to explore facilitating online registration of all non-heinous crimes, as far as possible.
This, he said, would not only facilitate speedy registration but also ease examination and analysis of various facets of such crimes by cops.
The LG reviewed the deterorating law and order situation in the city, as well as action-taken and strategy to prevent non-heinous crimes such as snatching, pick-pocketing and theft of motor vehicles.
He asked the Delhi Transport Department to explore the possibility of having the Delhi Police's Himmat Plus App as a mandatory licensing condition for auto-rickshaws and taxis, as this could bring much-needed synergy in efforts to promote safety for women.
The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary (Home), Police Commissioner, Special and Joint Commissioners of Delhi Police, and the Transport Commissioner.
Sources said the LG was not fully convinced with Delhi Police's action taken against non-heinous crimes.
Delhi Police apprised him of their strategy to curb non-heinous crimes, which focuses on identification of crime hot-spots, crackdown on criminals, focussing on beat policing, enhancing community participation etc.
The LG was also informed by Delhi Police about the multi-pronged approach to check non-heinous crimes, including steps such as installation of CCTVs in buses and at public places, improvement of last mile connectivity from Metro Stations, initiating programmes for awareness and education, suitable action for lighting identified darks stretches etc.