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ADGP asks police to be on alert

Stating that the police had been receiving information about the activities of terrorist organisations aimed at disrupting law and order in the state, additional director general of police (ADGP) SK Sharma, while presiding over a meeting with police officials here on Thursday, directed the police to be on the watch to thwart any such attempts.

punjab Updated: Sep 27, 2012 20:55 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times

Stating that the police had been receiving information about the activities of terrorist organisations aimed at disrupting law and order in the state, additional director general of police (ADGP) SK Sharma, while presiding over a meeting with police officials here on Thursday, directed the police to be on the watch to thwart any such attempts.


"For the past few days, the police have been receiving inputs about terrorist activities threatening the law and order situation in the state. Cops have been directed to seriously consider such inputs and initiate appropriate action," he said.

Sharma, who is also supervising the community policing initiative, also visited the Saanjh centres and issued directions to the staff deployed there to work with dedication and provide services to the public in a timely manner under the Right to Service Act.

"Services are being started to provide passport verification for Rs 100, arms licence verification for Rs 200, permission for holding fairs for Rs 500, permission for loudspeakers for Rs 100, no-objection certificates for petrol pumps, marriage palaces, hotels and cinema halls for Rs 500, and renewal of arms dealer licences for Rs 500," he said.

In a meeting with police officials, Sharma took stock of the investigations in cases of sensational crime. The ADGP issued directions to officials, asking them to deal with snatchers and drug peddlers with an iron hand. He also visited Police DAV Public School and took stock of the education and sports training being imparted there.

First Published: Sep 27, 2012 20:53 IST