Jabalpur police alert to ensure smooth New Year celebrations

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 01 Jan 2019 13:39:43


Jabalpur police remained on toes to avert any untoward incident on the eve of New Year celebration. Police conducted intensive search of vehicles at all the main streets and corners of the city till late night to prevent anti-social activities.

Under the direction of Additional Superintendent of Police, Deepak Kumar Shukla (IPS), additional security arrangements were made for preventing anti-social activities and drunken driving in the city during New Year celebrations. For this, separate police teams were constituted under supervision of Additional SP (City), Rajesh Tripathi, Additional SP (South), Dr Sanjeev Uike, Additional SP (Crime), Shivesh Singh Baghel and Additional SP (Rural), Raisingh Narvaria.

It may be mentioned that, in the name of New Year celebration, a large number of people hold parties and consume liquor on the night of December 31. A large number of clash cases are reported every year during the night of December 31 and some of them turn into major group clash.Police personnel conducted checking of suspected vehicles and implemented traffic norms. Additional police deployment was made at main squares and streets in the city.

Police conducted vehicle checking at different checking points on main streets and squares with breath analyzers for preventing drunken driving. Additional police personnel along with mobile vehicles and patrolling teams kept vigilant eye throughout the city. All the senior officers and SHOs of different police stations monitored the law and order situation. Besides this, police parties were deployed near venues of New Year celebration, hotels, clubs and restaurants and functions were concluded within time specified by the police.