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Lt. Governor, Delhi Sh. Anil Baijal reviews law and order situation in Delhi

Thursday, June 25, 2020

• Lt. Governor, Delhi Sh. Anil Baijal reviews law and order situation in Delhi. 

• Increase presence in crime prone areas, use deterrent measures to curb various street crimes : LG 

• Keep special vigil at state borders and closely coordinate with central agencies & neighboring states to prepare for Independence Day: LG 


Hon’ble Lt. Governor reviewed Law & Order situation in Delhi with Spl. Commissioners of Police (Law & Order). At the outset, Lt. Governor directed Delhi Police to keep strict vigil on street crime, especially safety of vulnerable groups (Senior Citizens, single women, etc.) through smart patrolling. 


During the meeting, Hon’ble LG directed that visibility of police on streets be enhanced and be further extended inside the residential colonies especially during nights and more Mobikes be pressed into service for swift movement. Hon’ble Lt Governor also advised Delhi police to reach out to the vulnerable groups through proactive measures and build bridges of trust. 


Lt. Governor instructed Delhi Police to make its presence more visible and its personnel more accessible especially in crime prone areas to check illegal activities. Hon’ble Lt Governor advised that all mobility modes of police i.e. PCR, Patrol vehicles, Emergency response vehicles, local police movement, motor cycle patrol etc should be aligned to ensure maximum coverage and reduce duplicity. Technology may be used for monitoring police presence in the field. He further stressed that Police pickets may be reoriented focusing on street crime especially snatching and lifting.   


Hon’ble LG further directed Delhi Police to put all efforts to increase the prosecution and conviction rates for deterrence. He advised police to strengthen its investigation wing.


In the wake of Independence Day, Hon’ble Lt. Governor directed Delhi Police to ensure strict vigil/intensive checking at state Borders and closely coordinate with central agencies and neighbouring states to contain any terror attack.


Lt. Governor appreciated the Delhi Police Personnel for their efforts in combating COVID-19. He advised Delhi Police to follow safety guidelines to keep the force safe and secure amidst the epidemic.