CM Nitish Kumar (Photo Credit: Facebook)
Patna, 4 June| On Friday, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said any negligence related to crime control would not be tolerated. He said that women police officers and women police should be posted in all police stations, which would boost the morale of women who come to the police station with complaints. Through video conferencing, the Chief Minister has held a high-level review meeting on law and order in the state. The Chief Minister directed to hold regular meetings once a month for the District Magistrate and Superintendent of Police, once in 15 days through the Sub-Divisional Officer and Superintendent of Police and once a week for the Circle Officer and in-charge. Read more – SDG India Index 2020-21: BIT’s Worst Performance, Kerala tops NITI Commission’s SDG India Index 2020-21.
The chief minister told the meeting, “Chowkidar parade should be held on Saturday so that they can report problems related to the village to the police.” Emphasizing on speedy trial, the Chief Minister directed to expedite it and said that the rate of punishment should be increased. Instructing the investigation to be conducted properly, Nitish Kumar said the culprits could be severely punished only after a proper investigation. The Chief Minister also directed to continue the analysis according to the crime districts, sub-divisions and police stations.
The Chief Minister said, “Women police officers, women police must be posted in all police stations. This will boost the morale of the women who come to the police station with complaints, their complaints will also be easily resolved.” The Chief Minister said that night patrols should be intensified in all police station areas. During the meeting, Director General of Police SK Singhal briefed the Chief Minister about the work done to maintain law and order.