Commissioner of Police, Delhi SN Shrivastava holds a covid and crime review meeting through video conferencing ahead of a possible easing out of the Covid lockdown, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
Commissioner of Police, Delhi SN Shrivastava holds a covid and crime review meeting through video conferencing ahead of a possible easing out of the Covid lockdown, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo)

Delhi top cop reviews security as Covid curbs eased

The police chief directed field officers to study locality-wise spread of the infection and identify areas, so as to strictly enforce Covid safety measures in the spots.
By Anvit Srivastava, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2021 05:34 AM IST

Delhi police commissioner SN Shrivastava on Friday reviewed security arrangements ahead of the gradual relaxation of lockdown curbs in the Capital from Monday. The police chief directed field officers to study locality-wise spread of the infection and identify areas, so as to strictly enforce Covid safety measures in the spots.

The top cop also cautioned officers on the possibility of rise in street crime. Saturday’s meeting, held through video conference, was attended by all DCPs, and their seniors, special and joint commissioners of police.

“Shrivastava also directed police staff to go on ground to check violations and take necessary action,” said Delhi police spokesperson, Chinmoy Biswal.

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