PUNJAB POLICE LAUNCH STATE WIDE OPS TO REVIEW SECURITY OF BANKS, FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
Further intensifying the vigil around the banks and other financial institutions across the state, Punjab Police have frisked as many as 3947 suspicious people found roaming around such institutions in both urban and rural areas. Following directions of Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Gaurav Yadav, a special operation to check suspicious people roaming around banks and other financial institutions was carried out by the Punjab Police on Wednesday.
The operation was conducted in all the 28 Police districts of the state and CPs/SSPs were directed to personally monitor this operation and make sufficient numbers of Police teams to carry out this operation.
Divulging details, Special DGP Law and Order Arpit Shukla said that as many as 422 Police parties, involving over 2000 Police Personnel, under the supervision of SPs/DSPs frisked the suspicious people found roaming around financial institutions, especially banks. The Police teams checked 3618 such institutions on Wednesday.
He said that the major purpose to carry out this operation was to infuse fear among the anti-social elements, whilst instilling a sense of safety and security among the common people.
The Special DGP said that all the Police teams were asked to be polite while frisking people and ensure minimum inconvenience to the common public. Such operations would continue to make Punjab a crime-free state, he reiterated.