Seek information on suspects and unclaimed baggage

Following the serial bombs blasts in Hyderabad recently, the police devised a plan to enlighten the public and gear up the cops to tackle the situation. They sought the cooperation of the people in foiling the designs of terrorists.

Police has decided to sensitise public on terrorist groups, how to identify suspects and unclaimed objects. They made a documentary with footage of some blast scenes and bomb disposal process.

City Police Commissioner N. Madhusudhan Reddy, during the Crime Review Meeting held a couple of days ago, directed the police officers to keep an eye on terrorist activities. He asked the police to conduct regular vehicle check ups, naka bandi on all the roads leading to the city and make surprise checks.

Visible policing

Visible policing should be maintained at holy places, airport, bus and railway stations, educational institutions, banks, shopping malls, cinema theatres, vegetable and fruit markets, parking lots, and other busy places in the city.

The Station House Officers concerned should ensure that all temples, banks and establishment owners should fix Closed Circuit Cameras immediately.

“We asked the APSRTC and the South Central Railway (SCR) to arrange more CC Cameras in and around the stations, particularly to cover the queue lines and parking places. Instructions were given to the police to keep a constant vigil on Besant Road, Kaleswara Rao Market, Benz Circle and Lenin Centre,” said Mr. Reddy.

Training was being given to the security staff and the employees working in Sri Durga Malleswaraswamy Devastanams and other shrines, Gannavaram Airport, Vijayawada Thermal Power Station, bus and railway stations and employees of private security agencies on identifying suspects, abandoned vehicles and other objects.

Mock operations

“Public may pass on information about suspects and unclaimed baggage by sending an SMS to 8885588700. Information can also be given by calling toll free numbers 100 or 1090. We are organising mock operations to keep the police alert,” he said.

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