Delhi: Lt. Governor Reviews Security in the Capital ahead of Assembly Elections

Vishal Malhotra/Lokesh Goswami Tennews New Delhi :

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New Delhi (01/01/2020): Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Delhi, Anil Baijal on Tuesday chaired a law and order meeting and reviewed the general crime situation in the city, and preparedness of Delhi Police for the upcoming Assembly elections likely to be held early this new year.

Meeting was attended by Principal Secretary, Commissioner of Police – Delhi, Special Commissioners of Police, Joint Commissioners of Police, Special Commissioner (Transport), Deputy Commissioner (Excise) of the Delhi government, a statement said.

Special Commissioner of Police (Crime) made a detailed presentation covering different aspects of law and order situation. “It was submitted that there has been a decline of 8.74 per cent in the heinous crimes committed in Delhi till December 22 this year as compared to the last year. The percentage of solved cases with respect to heinous crimes in the corresponding period has also improved to 93.89 per cent from 90.12 per cent in the preceding year,” the statement said.

LG directed the Delhi Police to statistically analyse the socio-economic causes of crime and accordingly devise a strategy for effective prevention to make the city safer. Delhi Police informed LG about the preparedness for crowd control and riot control. The LG was also apprised of non-lethal measures of crowd control and the action plan to upgrade it further, the statement said.

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