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Sunday, 14 July 2024 5.09 PM IST

Police chief orders strict action against officers tied to anti-social elements


THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state police chief Sheikh Darvesh Sahib has suggested taking strict legal action against the police officers who establish relations with anti-social elements. Action should be taken to remove such people from service. He was speaking at the Crime Review Conference at Thiruvananthapuram Police Headquarters.

The state police chief said that more than 38,000 police officers, including district police chiefs, have been trained on the new legal codes that will come into force next month. The rest will be trained soon.

The district police chiefs should conduct a wide campaign to prevent the increase of online frauds. For this, the services of the Janamaitri Police should be utilized. Special attention should be given to completing the punitive action against the police officers within the stipulated time.

District police chiefs should take strict action to prevent violence against women and children and arrest the accused in such cases. Investigations should be intensified in cases of missing children and women. The state police chief directed the district police chiefs to prevent theft and violence against persons and arrest the culprits in such cases.

The meeting reviewed the current situation regarding cyber crimes, violence against women and children and POCSO cases. The meeting also discussed the steps taken under various sections including the Capan Act.

The state police chief appreciated the police officers of various ranks who played a role in the peaceful conduct of the Lok Sabha elections. ADGP Maraya Manoj Abraham, MR. Ajit Kumar, H. Venkatesh, IGs, DIG Mar, SP Mar, District Police Chiefs and AIGs also participated in the meeting.

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