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Over 300 complaints related to night patrolling, gazetted officers write to Police headquarters

Over 300 complaints related to night patrolling, gazetted officers write to Police headquarters

New Delhi: More than 300 deficiencies related to night patrolling pattern in different districts were noticed by district night (gazetted officers) GOs of Delhi Police in 2018. The senior officials (Night GOs) have written to Delhi Police headquarters (PHQ) regarding their observations and suggestions on patrolling.

Police sources told Millennium Post that in a recent meeting with senior officers, Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik reviewed the night patrolling pattern in Delhi.

The focus of the discussion was to make patrolling more better.

The night patrolling had resulted in the arrest of 291 robbers and snatchers, over 400 burglars and thieves.

"More than 190 persons arrested with firearms during the patrolling in 2018," sources claimed.

Police sources told Millennium Post, as many as 74 deficiencies noticed in one of the district. "In two districts more than 80 deficiencies found," sources claimed.

Some of the observations found by Night GOs states that the number of motorcycles deputed for patrolling was less.

"Mostly reflectors of barricades were in bad condition which should be changed. Lights were not properly working," sources claimed adding that in some places staffs were less.

From other districts, as many as 141 deficiencies noticed in night patrolling pattern. One of the suggestions given by the Night GO, there should be a provision to fix blinker light in newly designed barricades.

Sources added that more than 600 motorcycles deployed for night patrolling. Later, the general remarks made by Night GOs sent to all districts by PHQ.

"The headquarter asked the districts to submit action-taken or compliance report," sources added.

In the year 2018, more than 18 lakh vehicles were checked by Delhi Police in 14 districts. The law enforcement agency deployed over 900 pickets at strategic locations in the national Capital to curb the movements of outlaws with firearms.

The Delhi Police data accessed by Millennium Post revealed that till November, more than 2.52 lakh buses and TSR vehicles were examined at 14 districts as well as the jurisdictions of railways and IGI airport.

As many as 16.40 lakh two-wheelers were scanned by the police deployed in different areas.

In addition to this, over 1,664 firearms were also detected by city police till November.

"The picket staffs successfully recovered 239 weapons. On the other hand, recovery of over 500 firearms was made by beat staffs," the data added.

The Special Cell of Delhi Police alone recovered more than 410 firearms.

"As many as 846 firearms were recovered by other departments also," data claimed.

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