The police administration has identified 28 hamlets and villages as vulnerable areas for bolstering security arrangements for the Lok Sabha election.

According to a police administration release, intelligence machinery and the police have identified 78 persons as possible intimidators, mischief-mongers, habitual offenders from previous elections.

Preventive actions are initiated against such identified persons, the release said. Similarly, 34 persons are being booked under Sections 107 and 110 of the Cr.PC.

Senior Superintendent of Police Monica Bhardwaj told The Hindu that the execution of non-bailable warrants was one among many guidelines by the Election Commission.

The police here have executed 26 non-bailable warrants and have pending 36 NBWs, since the coming into force of the model code of conduct.

These relate to both poll-related and other offences.

Of the 80 civil arms from 73 licensed holders, 70 civil arms from 63 owners had been deposited with the police stations here in Karaikal.

Similarly, the SSP’s office has released the status of cases booked for MCC code violations in the previous elections of 2009 and 2011. According to figures, out of 55 cases booked during the general elections of 2009, 17 are pending trial; and out of the 50 cases booked during the State Assembly elections of 2011, 15 are pending trial in the court.