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Punjab Police conduct search operation at Railway stations across state

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | March 04, 2024 08:35 PM

CHANDIGARH: As part of the ongoing drive against anti-social elements launched on the directions of Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann, Punjab Police on Monday conducted a special Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) at and around all the Railway Stations across the state. The operation was conducted on the directions of Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Gaurav Yadav.

The CASO was conducted from 11am to 2pm simultaneously in all 28 Police districts under which Police teams with the assistance of sniffer dogs frisked people arriving and departing at Railway Stations.

Special Director General of Police (Special DGP) Law and Order Arpit Shukla, who was personally monitoring this state-level operation, said that all the CPs/SSPs were asked to deploy at least two Police teams per Railway Station/Bus Stand under the supervision of SP rank officer to carry out this operation. “We had strictly instructed all the Police Personnel to deal with every person in a friendly and polite manner while frisking them during the course of this operation, ” he added.

He said that around 450 Police Teams, involving over 3500 Police Personnel, were deputed across the state to look for suspicious persons at different railway stations and bus stands in the state, while ensuring minimum inconvenience to them. Over 2460 people were checked during the operation conducted at 180 railway stations in the state, he added.

Meanwhile, Police teams have also checked two-wheelers and four-wheelers stationed at parking of Railway Stations during the operation.

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