After Pataudi rape case, cops for boosting border security
In the Saturday meeting, it was decided that security in border areas, patrolling, intelligence and information sharing will be improved to prevent such crimes in future.gurgaon Updated: Feb 04, 2017 22:58 IST
The police will work with police teams from neighbouring states as well as adjoining districts to improve the security in border areas and track interstate and interdistrict criminals, who take advantage of lax border checking and manage to escape after committing heinous crimes.
The move comes after the police failed to identify and arrest the men accused of raping two women and looting their houses on January 29.
A a gang of eight men had robbed valuables, including cash, of the workers and raped two women living on the premises of a factory in Mandpura village of Pataudi.
The women, in their mid twenties, are from Uttar Pradesh and Odisha. Their husbands complained to police that about eight armed men entered the factory premises and took them hostage at gunpoint.
As per the complaint, the accused ransacked their residences, and made away with silver jewellery and more than ₹40,000 cash. They allegedly took turns to rape the women while holding their husbands and two other residents hostage at gunpoint.
Sumit Kumar, deputy commissioner of police (crime), on saturday held a meeting in Manesar with the crime units of Delhi, Rajasthan, and from Haryana and also with teams from Palwal, Mewat, Rewari, Jhajjar and Faridabad.
In the meeting, it was decided that security in border areas, patrolling, intelligence and information sharing will be improved to prevent such crimes in future.
The police teams also agreed to interact on a regular basis on these issues from now on and exchange the crime data. The meeting also took stock of developments in crime, law and order and other issues.
DCP(crime) Sumit Kumar said meeting discussed cases related to robberies, dacoity, theft and other crimes in the region.
The focus is to build upon information and familiarity among the crime teams so that operational knowledge and actions becomes more effective, Kumar said.
The meeting also planned strategies to nab robbers and criminals active on the national highways. Information about interstate and professional gangs, most wanted criminals, those on parole, proclaimed offenders and parole jumpers will be shared among police teams from different districts and those from neighbouring states, the police said.
The data on criminals was discussed and the Gurgaon police has demanded the records of all criminals involved in rape, dacoity, robbery and in cases under the Pocso Act.