Staff Correspondent

MYSORE: Anti-social elements, who have been rounded up by the police, were on Tuesday warned against causing law and order problem during the Lok Sabha elections.

The anti-social elements, rounded up in the jurisdiction of 17 police stations, were assembled on the Police Parade Grounds here where top police officers including Police Commissioner S. Parashivamurthy were present.

In order to ensure smooth conduct of elections, the city police have taken several measures such as warning anti-social elements from indulging in violent activities.

Nearly 100 anti-social elements were brought to the parade grounds.

Dr. Parashivamurthy warned them against creating disturbance during the elections. While advising them to improve their behaviour and act responsibly, the Police Commissioner warned them of stern action if they attempted to incite violence during electioneering or on the day of polling.

On a request by the anti-social elements, the Police Commissioner asked inspectors to check their records in police stations and remove their names from the list of history-sheeters if they had not been involved in any anti-social activity in the last 10 years.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime and Traffic) Jawahar, inspectors and sub-inspectors of all the 17 police stations were present.