Government strengthening Police Dept: Home Minister N Chinarajappa

Government strengthening Police Dept: Home Minister N Chinarajappa
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Home Minister N Chinarajappa said on Saturday that the government is constructing model police stations and police quarters in the State in order to strengthen the departmentHe along with DGP R P Thakur inaugurated 22 police quarters built at a cost of Rs 476 crore in Nuzvid in Krishna district on Saturday

Vijayawada: Home Minister N Chinarajappa said on Saturday that the government is constructing model police stations and police quarters in the State in order to strengthen the department. He along with DGP R P Thakur inaugurated 22 police quarters built at a cost of Rs 4.76 crore in Nuzvid in Krishna district on Saturday.

Addressing the gathering, the Home Minister said Andhra Pradesh police struggled due to shortage of vehicles and lack of facilities in police stations after bifurcation of the State. But the State government is improving facilities and strengthening the department by constructing model police stations in the State, he added. In order to control the increasing white collar crimes in the State, the police department is imparting special training to the staff to combat such crimes, the Chinarajappa said. He lauded the services of the police department saying that they play a key role in maintaining law and order in the State.

DGP R P Thakur said the State police would not compromise in maintaining law and order. He said the guilty will be punished and the police would be rewarded for their meritorious services. He said the police department is constructing new police stations as many stations were in a bad state without facilities. Eluru MP Maganti Babu, Eluru Range DIG Ravi Kumar Murthy, Krishna District Superintendent of Police Sarvasresth Tripathi and other police officials, inspectors and local people’s representatives were present on the occasion. The two blocks at the police quarters were named as Amaravathi block and Polavaram block at the newly built police quarters.

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