Andhra Pradesh

False complaints should be viewed seriously: SP

SP A.R. Damodar at a monthly crime review meeting on Thursday.

SP A.R. Damodar at a monthly crime review meeting on Thursday.  

‘Do not spare troublemakers’

Vizianagaram Superintendent of Police A.R. Damodar on Thursday asked police officials to book criminal cases against persons lodging false complaints.

Mr. Damodar said that many persons are harassing others by lodging false complaints and wasting valuable time of sub-inspectors and circle inspectors of many police stations. Participating in a monthly crime review meeting, the SP said that such measures would instill confidence among people and help the police devote time to genuine complaints.

Mr. Damodar said that quick disposal of cases and prompt response to grievances would ensure immediate justice and prevent many possible crimes in the future.

Many people who were booked under bindover cases during election season had violated the norms and caused disturbance in villages. “Officials should make them pay fines immediately. Otherwise, their properties should be seized,” he added.

Additional Superintendent of Police M. Narasimha Rao, Bobbili Additional Superintendent of Police Gowthami Sali, DSPs D. Surya Sravan Kumar, M. Srinivasa Rao and other officials participated in the review meet.

A letter from the Editor

Dear reader,

We have been keeping you up-to-date with information on the developments in India and the world that have a bearing on our health and wellbeing, our lives and livelihoods, during these difficult times. To enable wide dissemination of news that is in public interest, we have increased the number of articles that can be read free, and extended free trial periods. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. As we fight disinformation and misinformation, and keep apace with the happenings, we need to commit greater resources to news gathering operations. We promise to deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda.

Support Quality Journalism
Recommended for you
This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Printable version | Jun 3, 2020 5:45:35 AM |

Next Story