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Nitish lists priorities to improve law and order

Listing priorities for further improvement in the law and order situation in Bihar, chief minister Nitish Kumar has said that he would not tolerate crime in the state under any circumstances.

patna Updated: Nov 28, 2010 10:30 IST

Listing priorities for further improvement in the law and order situation in Bihar, chief minister Nitish Kumar has said that he would not tolerate crime in the state under any circumstances.

While reviewing the overall law and order situation in Bihar during a three-hour-long meeting with top police officials on late Saturday night, Kumar said that more improvement on the law and order front, drive against Maoists, maintenance of communal harmony, tackling crimes on wheels and land disputes would be the priorities of his government.

Immediate steps should be taken for filling up around 8,800 vacant posts of SAP personnel besides appointment of 10,000 constables, apart from continuing speedy trials, he told the meeting attended by Principal Secretary to State Home Department Amir Subhani, Director General of Police Neelmani, ADG (Headquarters) B K Thakur, ADG Law and Order B N Rai and ADG (special Branch) S Nimbram.

The chief minister said that necessary equipment and resources would be made available for tackling extremism, setting up of bomb and landmine disposal squads, and procuring GPS systems, bullet proof jackets, HF Manpacks and anti-landmine vehicles. He also talked about monitoring all cases of land disputes and settling them on a priority basis.

Kumar directed the officials to take steps to control railway crimes like loot, dacoity and molestation of women in running trains.