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Gadwal witnesses 75 pc drop in crime rate: SP

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Superintendent of Police Vijay Kumar said though there was a rise in number of FIRs filed across 14 police stations in the district, the overall...

Gadwal: Superintendent of Police Vijay Kumar said though there was a rise in number of FIRs filed across 14 police stations in the district, the overall crime rate has drastically come down to 75 per cent in 2017 when compared to earlier years.

Expressing his satisfaction on the overall functioning of police in the district, Vijay Kumar, conveyed New Year greetings to all the police personals in the district and sought their continuous cooperation even in the New Year 2018. “We are implementing effective and friendly policing in the district.

This is evident as more and more people are approaching the police stations to register their complaints instead of approaching the Panchayat as done earlier. Because of this the First Information Reports (FIR) has drastically increased. However, comparatively the overall crime rate has decreased to 75 per cent from the year 2016 to 2017,” said Vijay Kumar.

The main crimes that is being witnessed in the district include Betting, Cases of call money, spurious seeds etc. The police have particularly acted touch on employers of child labour and created awareness among the parents about the bad effects of child labour in the society.

“We have launched operation smile in the year 2017 and rescued 234 child labours and conducted awareness programmes and facilitated them to go for education,” observed the SP while highlighting the efforts of the district police in eradicating child labour.

The Gadwal district police have resolved to carry forward the same effectiveness and at the same time take up some more welfare and development programmes in the district and make Gadwal a model district in the entire State.

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