CHANDIGARH: Amidst the continuing marketing campaign to make Punjab a crime-free and drug-free state as per the imaginative and prescient of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, Punjab Police in a joint operation with Special Task Force (STF) on Tuesday continued its particular Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) targeted on drug trafficking, anti-social parts and criminals for the sixth day. Today’s CASO was performed in two districts together with Rupnagar and SBS Nagar on the instructions of Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Gaurav Yadav.
The operation was led by Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ropar Range Gurpreet Singh Bhullar and SSP Rupnagar Vivek Sheel Soni in Rupnagar, whereas, in SBS Nagar district IGP Ludhiana Range Kaustubh Sharma and SSP Akhil Chaudhary hit the bottom working.
Divulging particulars, Special DGP Law and Order Arpit Shukla mentioned that the Police groups have arrested 27 anti-social parts after registering 16 first info reviews (FIRs) through the operation. The Police groups have additionally recovered one .315 bore country-made pistol, 331 grams of heroin and 2000 litres illicit liquor from their possession.
He mentioned that the sturdy power of 900+ Police personnel carried out CASO. Apart from arresting anti-social parts, Police groups have additionally arrested 4 proclaimed offenders (POs) and rounded up round 132 suspicious individuals for questioning, he mentioned.
The Special DGP mentioned that the intent to hold out such operations was to instil a way of security and safety among the many frequent folks and enhance the presence of the Police power within the area to infuse concern among the many anti-social parts. Such operations will proceed within the coming days to utterly root out the menace of medicine from the state, he added.