Police make elaborate preparations to ring in New Year 2018 peacefully

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 31 Dec 2017 12:02:47


Staff Reporter,

JABALPUR police has made elaborate arrangements to maintain law and order during New Year celebrations and avert any untoward incident. Additional security arrangements will be made to avoid anti-social activities and drunken driving by revellers in the city during New Year celebrations. Separate police teams have been constituted under direction of Superintendent of Police Shashikant Shukla under supervision of Additional SP (North), Rajesh Tiwari, Additional SP (East), Guru Prasad Parashar and Additional SP (Crime), Sandeep Mishra. Superintendent of Police, Shashikant Shukla informed that additional police will be deployed at main squares and streets in the city.

Police will conduct vehicle checking at 20 checking points with breath analysers to check drunken driving. In case if people are found driving in drunken stupor then driving license of violators will be cancelled. For this, additional police personnel along with 41 mobile vehicles and patrolling teams will keep a vigilant eye throughout the city. Fixed pickets will be installed at main squares while patrolling teams will conduct rigorous patrolling in the city.

Police personnel will be deployed in civil dress to check anti-social activities in the city. Owners of hotels and clubs were already directed to follow necessary norms and finish New Year parties by 12:30 am. Organisers have been asked to avoid use of DJ and taking permission for use of maximum two sound boxes and deploying their volunteers for parking arrangements and security measures. Organisers should ensure entry of only known persons at programme venues to avoid presence of anti-social elements.

Besides this, Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) teams will conduct random checking of New Year celebration venues. Superintendent of Police Shashikant Shukla made an appeal to the residents to follow directions of police and administration to avoid any kind of inconvenience during New Year celebrations and avert any untoward incident to ensure law and order arrangements in the city.