Itagar, January 25: DIG Central Range L H Shanlia has called upon the men in uniform to remain impartial and treat every citizen with respect and offer them their rights guaranteed by the Constitution.
Addressing the first coordition meeting with the police officers at Pasighat yesterday, the DIG said, “Police are given more privileges than the common citizens and are charged with added responsibilities. Police provide protection to the public performing a variety of duties, including patrolling neighborhoods, directing traffic and investigating crimes, pursuing crimils and filing reports. Spread traffic awareness visiting schools and colleges with a missiory zeal to reduce rate of road accidents.”
He said the cops should lay stress on confidence building of the public by interacting with public leaders and NGOs and ensures teamwork spirit for betterment of the society, an official release said.
Shanlia while advocating for devotion, sincerity, clean image and efficiency of police said, welfare of public were the keys of success and visible presence of police on roads were essential. The DIG further advised the police personnel to be rededicated in restoring law and order, peace and tranquility as these are the prerequisites for all development. “We have to show our ability. Many government sponsored people oriented welfare schemes and projects are coming up and we have to ensure that all are implemented properly without hampering the peaceful atmosphere of the districts,” he added.
Earlier, SP Arya informed that checking of ILPs, belongings including documents of vehicles etc had been intensified in all entry–gates including the township.
Police personnel are carrying–out patrolling and checking regular basis in hotels, restaurants and labor camps, frisk of vehicles and commuters on roads in the township without disturbing civilians’ rights, the SP said.
“Adequate personnel will be deployed in and around the township to prevent any untoward incident. Security forces are fully prepared to protect peace and glory of the centurion town during the ensuing Republic Day celebration,” he added.
In her deliberation, Commandant of 5th IRBn Vijayanta Arya advised the senior officers to guide her personnel on duty because all the members of her battalion are new to Pasighat.
Meanwhile, security has been intensified across East Siang and Siang districts ahead of 66th Republic Day. Preparations are in full swing and police forces are expected to be constantly alert to tackle any untoward situation, the release added.