Punjab Police conduct cordon-and-search operation throughout state; aimed to instil a way of safety amongst folks
Chandigarh, November 15
Punjab Police on Tuesday carried out a particular cordon-and-search operation aimed toward checking the motion of anti-social components and drug smugglers throughout the state.
Director Common of Police (DGP) Gaurav Yadav led the operation in Ludhiana.
.@DGPPunjabPolice together with senior officers performed #CASO at mass scale in opposition to anti-social components & drug peddlers to interrupt the availability chains with an goal to create #SafePunjab for our folks.
— Punjab Police India (@PunjabPoliceInd) November 15, 2022
A number of senior law enforcement officials, together with the extra director basic, inspector basic and deputy inspector basic have been engaged within the operations.
“A state-level cordon-and-search operation is being carried out,” Yadav instructed reporters in Ludhiana.
“It’s a particular marketing campaign being run in opposition to anti-social components and drug smugglers. Hotspots have been recognized in every district,” he added.
The concept of the search operation is to make police presence extra seen and instil a way of safety among the many folks, he mentioned.
The DGP mentioned peace and concord could be maintained within the state.
Requested concerning the state authorities’s latest transfer to evaluation arms licences, Yadav mentioned a drive to confirm the licences could be began in coordination with deputy commissioners.
“Bodily verification of all arms licences issued until now shall be accomplished,” he mentioned.
Yadav mentioned the state authorities had banned the show of weapons in public, together with on social media, and motion could be taken if anybody violated the order.
An in depth checking of gun homes may also be performed, he added.
“We are going to examine gun homes and their shares,” he mentioned.
Replying to a different query, Yadav mentioned motion could be taken in opposition to anybody making hate speech in opposition to any neighborhood.
On Sunday, the AAP authorities in Punjab banned the general public show of firearms and songs selling gun tradition and violence.
It additionally ordered a evaluation of arms licences inside the subsequent three months.
The Bhagwant Mann authorities has been below hearth from opposition events for the alleged deteriorating legislation and order scenario within the state.