The Chandigarh Police has rewarded its 18 police personnel for acting swiftly on a robbery comp-laint on the intervening night of June 6 and 7, and later arresting the accused the same night.
The 18 cops, including one woman inspector Jaswinder Kaur; four assistant sub-inspectors (ASI) Ramesh Chander, Jaspal Singh, Tarvinder Singh, Satish Kumar; head constable Narender Singh, nine constables namely Rajinder Singh, Sohan Lal, Mohit Kumar, Amit Kumar, Surenderpal, Joginder, Amardeep, Bhem Singh, Sat Pal and three volunteers namely Naresh Kumar, Ravinder Singh and Gurdhyan Singh, have been rewarded with Class-1 Commendation Certificate and cash reward of `1,000 each for swift performance on night duty.
While the UT inspector general of police (IGP) has also given appreciation letter to deputy superin-tendent of police (DSP, traffic) Rajeev Ambasta for excellent leadership displayed by him and the hard work put in by his team.
A police official said that on the intervening night of June 6 and 7, Rajeev Ambasta, (DSP, traffic, south zone) was on checking duty in the city.
On receiving a message from control room regarding incident of robbery near house number 2396, Sector 44-C, Chandigarh, he directed inspector Jaswinder Kaur (the night checking inspector of south sub-division) to reach at the spot and also alerted all police control room (PCR) vehicles and patrolling parties about the incident.
In the meanwhile, another incident of robbery took place near the Colony Number 5 lightpoint.
Ambasta immediately reached the spot.
After collecting the information from the complainants about the robbers, DSP and his team immediately started combing operation in the nearest forest area of Sector 44-C and rounded up two robbers: Vinod of Uttar Pradesh and Deepak of Bihar and recovered two mobiles of the complainants from them.