Nagpur: City Police Chief (CP) named Amitesh Kumar. He has sent a proposal to the state government seeking the approval of a women’s police station with around 246 employees. During his visit last week, the home minister of the state, whose name is Dilip Walse Patil. He directed the police unit chiefs to consider opening the police station exclusively for women and by women.
Amitesh is also currently contemplating setting up 4 ‘Bharosa Cell’ units at different locations in the city in the backdrop of over 1,000 domestic disputes that are referred to the police department every year.
The top cop has taken several measures to check crime, especially murders, inside the city. The CP has also said that although the number of murders has not increased much in the year 2021. In about 65% of the cases, the perpetrator was a family member, friend, or acquaintance of the victim. Only close to 35% were by rivals or unknown people.
Amitesh has alerted the senior officers to give utmost attention to all cases of domestic violence and matrimonial disputes. Amitesh also said that about 20% of all murders were committed from within the family. Telling all this, also share the figures.
These figures suggest that about 16 murders were due to old enmity. While some happened due to love affairs and due to the tension of the relationship. Nearly 21 of the murders were on ‘trivial issues’ and 15 on monetary grounds.
In another measure, Amitesh Kumar has also urged the supervisory level officers to provide special assistance to 4 senior police station in-charges, all of whom are women.
Stolen Material Recovered
Amitesh has also said that Nagpur city police have registered around 51 arrests this year under the stringent (MPDA) Maharashtra Prevention of Dangerous Activities Act. Which is the highest in the entire state. According to the records shared by Kumar, the police of the city registered the maximum number of cases under Arms Act Narcotics Act (till September arrested 216, with 286), (till September 690). And after all these cases have been traced and the stolen material has been recovered, the records have returned valuables up to Rs 21.42 crore.
Special Narcotics Drive started, 66 arrested so far
At the time of the special operation launched on Monday, the city police have registered around 51 cases so far. And around 66 people have been arrested under the Narcotics Act. Cases were registered against nearly 46 people on charges of drug abuse. And the rest were arrested for selling them. The city police have also issued a special phone number 9422942100. In which an appeal has been made to all citizens to share information about drugs.