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Top cop reviews pilot project; over 21K FIRs filed this year

Under the project, investigation has been separated from law and order in 30 police stations

New Delhi: In a recently held meeting, Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik reviewed the status of a pilot project initiated in 30 police stations where investigation has been separated from law and order. Police sources said that in the current year over 21,000 first information reports registered.

Highly placed police sources told Millennium Post that the meeting was held earlier in June at Delhi Police headquarters. Sources said that presentation was made on the details like the number of teams (male and female) working on the project, FIRs, PCR calls, resources provided to investigation teams.

The Delhi Police data revealed that in North district 896 FIRs were reported in two police stations (Sadar Bazar, Subzi Mandi) till May 31. Around 24 PCR calls were received daily in Sadar Bazar whereas Subzi Mandi got 38 PCR calls daily. Central district registered 555 FIRs in three police stations (Hauz Qazi–16 calls, Pahar Ganj–38 and Rajinder Nagar–13 PCR calls received daily). "In North district, 22 teams and Central-20 teams including male and female are working on the project," revealed police data adding that teams have been provided with the resources like space, motorcycle, computer, printer, photostat machine.

In the Southern Range, project is going on in five police stations. As many as 4,441 FIRs were registered in the current year. Around 20-38 calls were received daily in three police stations, whereas two police stations received 55-60 PCR calls every day. Six police stations in Eastern range registered 3,698 FIRs. Nearly 24-35 calls were received daily in four police stations, whereas two police stations received 40-54 PCR calls every day.

More than 6,000 FIRs were registered in six police stations which come under Western Range.Two police stations received 60-66 PCR calls whereas other four got 32-40 PCR calls daily.

Northern Range recorded more than 4,000 FIRs in four police stations and in between 33-50 PCR calls were received daily in four police stations. As many as 1,580 FIRs were registered in the current year at four police stations which fall under New Delhi Range. In between, 10-22 calls were received daily in three police stations, whereas one police station received 50 PCR calls every day.

According to Delhi Police, the pilot project has been started to separate Investigation from Law and Order in 30 police stations of Delhi Police after careful planning to improve the pace and quality of investigation.

During the year 2019, this project will be extended to other police stations of Delhi Police for which 4227 personnel forming 1,409 teams of one SI, one HC and one Constable each, have already been sanctioned by Govt. of India. Recently LG Anil Baijal directed Delhi Police to maximize the use of technology and focus on the separation of investigation from law and order.

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