Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH POLICE ARRESTED 38 PERSONS ON FIRING CRACKERS VIOLATING ORDERS OF HIGH COURT

October 20, 2017 06:16 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

Police swung into action and 55 cases U/S 188 IPC were registered in which 38 persons were arrested who were violating orders of Hon’ble Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Keeping in view of the festive season, Chandigarh Police made adequate arrangements of law & order and also for the purpose of traffic regulation and traffic rules enforcement so that the citizen of Chandigarh can celebrate the DIWALI festival without any inconvenience.

Approximately 1500 police personnel from police stations/units, IRB, Operation Cell & PCR were deployed for law & order duties including 6 DSPs and 25 Inspectors on 17th October to 19th October. 830 police personnel from police stations/units, about 400 from Traffic Unit and 180 from PCR were deployed. Traffic Police was also present in the field and remained vigilant throughout the day to regulate the traffic smoothly. The duties of the staff were fixed on day night basis during this festive season.

To follow the directions of Hon’ble High Court the sufficient force was deployed to maintain law and order in the city. The orders of Deputy Commissioner UT Chandigarh U/S 144 Cr.P.C. regarding bursting/selling/storage of fire crackers were followed and legal action under section 188 IPC & 9(B) Explosive Act was taken against the violators. Total 55 cases were registered out of which 53 of U/S 188 IPC and 2 cases were of 188 IPC & 9(B) Explosive Act in which total 38 persons were arrested.

To follow the directions of Hon’ble High Court the sufficient force was deployed to maintain law and order in the city. The orders of Deputy Commissioner UT Chandigarh U/S 144 Cr.P.C. regarding bursting/selling/storage of fire crackers were followed and legal action under section 188 IPC & 9(B) Explosive Act was taken against the violators. Total 55 cases were registered out of which 53 of U/S 188 IPC and 2 cases were of 188 IPC & 9(B) Explosive Act in which total 38 persons were arrested.

In the last four days (i.e. 17, 18, 19, 20 October, 2017) total 55 cases U/S 188 IPC were registered against persons who were bursting/selling fire crackers and out of these 55 cases, about 18 cases were against the unknown persons who were bursting the crackers beyond permissible day & time limit (6:30 PM to 9:30 PM on Diwali day). Sincere efforts are being made to trace/identify these unknown violators.
Two cases U/S 188 IPC & 9(B) Explosive Act were registered in Police Station Sector 36 against the violators who were arrested while storing/selling fire crackers without any license/ permit. 66 Kg and 45 Kg of fire crackers were seized in above two cases. Total 13 persons were arrested after registration of cases against them of selling crackers without permission and license.

Besides above, 25 persons were arrested after registration of cases against them who were bursting fire crackers beyond permissible time limit.

No untoward incident was reported during this festival season and situation remained peaceful in the city. Worthy DGP, Sh. Tajender Singh Luthra appreciated the staff for doing their duties more vigilantly. The Unit In-charges and other senior officers also greeted their staff on the occasion of Diwali.

Apart from above, on day of Diwali festival  Chandigarh Police Control Room received 8818 calls as compared to 5700 calls received in the last year. Total 503 spots were generated where PCR dispatched for police assistance as compared to 414 in last year. Majority of calls were of quarrel 162, Accident 31, Fire 12, Noise pollution=9, Miscellaneous 289.

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