Monday, June 14, 2021

Joint strategy against the gangsters in the region by the DGPs of Punjab, Haryana & Chandigarh

The coordination meeting of Director Generals of Police (DGPs) of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh was held at Panchkula on Thursday, to prepare devise strategy and Action Plans against gangsters & criminals who have been operating in these states.

During the meeting, detailed discussions were held to formulate a strategy against the activities of the gangsters in the region and to prevent crimes like murder, attempt to murder, extortion, etc committed through them.

There have been instances where hardcore criminals have been found conspiring and planning commission of sensational crimes from Jail. Recently, Sampat Nehra was found to be involved in the killing of 3 persons in Rajasthan while he was lodged in Hoshiarpur Jail. Similarly, Rajiv Raja procured country-made weapons from Madhya Pradesh when he was in Nabha Jail. Lawrance Bishnoi also planned and executed the killing of youth Congress leader Gurlal Singh in Faridkot from Jail in Rajasthan where he is lodged. He has also been instrumental in making extortion calls through his associates from Canada and the UK. The officers discussed plans to check the activities of criminals who are lodged in various Jails of Punjab and Haryana.

MUST READ  Punjab Cabinet approves excise policy 2021-22

The officers expressed concern about the smuggling of illegal firearms and lacunas in the Arms Act and its misuse by licensed arms dealers in supplying ammunition to the criminals. There have been reports that Gun house owners of Punjab are providing ammunition to the illegal arms manufacturers in various states, including MP & UP.

There have been instances where the criminals are found to be using fake identities in order to make Passports to travel to foreign countries. It was decided to identify such travel agents involved in making fake documents and take strict action against them.

It was also decided to list out most wanted absconding criminals operating in the region and to rewards for providing information leading to their arrests. Emphasis was laid on the real time sharing of information by the use of latest technology it was also decided to hold joint inter-state quarterly meetings of senior police officers to update the latest developments in action against gangsters.

MUST READ  Draft publication of Photo Voters List and Service Voters List completed
MUST READ  Samples of 6 UK returnees test positive for mutant covid strain: Govt

DGP Punjab Dinkar Gupta proposed that the quarterly or bi-monthly meeting shall be conducted between the District Police Chiefs of the neighbouring states to discuss activities of the gangsters and criminal gangs operating in the region.

He also pointed out that the gangsters, who are operating from the jails should be transferred to the jails outside the state.

The DGP Punjab also stressed upon the need of enacting a Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) type law to curtail the activities of Organised Criminal Gangs.

Meanwhile, Police officers of Punjab, Haryana & Chandigarh (UT) also have exchanged the information regarding the different gangs presently operating in the region.

Latest news

Haryana further extends Lockdown till June 21, shops to stay open longer than before

The Haryana government on Sunday extended the statewide Covid-induced lockdown by a week, till June 21, allowing a few relaxations amid a dip in...

Nobody muzzled Bengal minister’s voice at GST Council Meet: Anurag Thakur

Minister of State (MoS) in the Finance Ministry Anurag Thakur has categorically dismissed the remarks of West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra, who claimed...

Aussie swimmer breaks world record post father’s death trauma

Aussie Kaylee McKeown says the death of her father 10-months-ago inspired her to break the 100-metre backstroke world record on Sunday at the Australian...

Jalandhar man on a mission to provide books for children in villages

26-yr-old Mandeep Singh from Sultanpur Lodhi, Jalandhar, has a mission in life. Although secure with in a government job, he is working tirelessly to...

Related news

MUST READ  RR tease KKR after win with iconic Shah Rukh Khan pose

Haryana further extends Lockdown till June 21, shops to stay open longer than before

The Haryana government on Sunday extended the statewide Covid-induced lockdown by a week, till June 21, allowing a few relaxations amid a dip in...

Nobody muzzled Bengal minister’s voice at GST Council Meet: Anurag Thakur

Minister of State (MoS) in the Finance Ministry Anurag Thakur has categorically dismissed the remarks of West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra, who claimed...

Aussie swimmer breaks world record post father’s death trauma

Aussie Kaylee McKeown says the death of her father 10-months-ago inspired her to break the 100-metre backstroke world record on Sunday at the Australian...

Jalandhar man on a mission to provide books for children in villages

26-yr-old Mandeep Singh from Sultanpur Lodhi, Jalandhar, has a mission in life. Although secure with in a government job, he is working tirelessly to...

Shops, malls, restaurants to reopen in Delhi

Shops, malls and restaurants in Delhi will open from Monday as Covid numbers in the national capital drop to a three-month low. Shops will...

WATCH birthday girl Disha Patani auditioning for an ad in a throwback video

Before she made waves in Bollywood, Disha Patani was often seen in small-screen commercials. Now she has been romancing superstars like Tiger Shroff, Salman...

AFL: David Mackay might not be banned after ‘sickening’ bump

Four-time premiership Hawk Jordan Lewis says Adelaide veteran David Mackay shouldn’t be suspended, despite a heavy collision with Hunter Clark that left the young...

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews to get back to work in two weeks

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews has revealed he will return to work on Monday, June 28, three months after being hospitalised by a fall. Mr Andrews...