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    Published On : Thu, Dec 31st, 2020
    Latest News | By Nagpur Today Nagpur News

    Nagpur cops carry out special combing operation ahead New Year’s revelries

    Nagpur: With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, Nagpur Police are on their toes to make sure peaceful celebration. The Nagpur City Police on Wednesday night launched two-days long special combing operation and have warned of strict action against those who will try to create nuisance on the night of December 31 amid threat of novel Corona Virus (Covid-19).

    Police teams checked about 660 criminals including 139 history-sheeters during the combing operation, which started at 11 pm on Wednesday and will commence on January 1, 2021 under the jurisdictions of all the police stations of Nagpur City Police.

    According to a press release issued on Thursday, while 12 people were detained under Indian Arms Act, 415 vehicles were scanned following which 45 vehicle owners were penalised. Police also arrested one history-sheeters who was externed from city limits, but were found to be still residing in Nagpur city.

    Police teams also checked a large number of repeat offenders, along with accused in cases of murder and attempt to murder, who have been recently released from jail on parole.

    The city will have restricted New Year celebrations this year as night curfew has been imposed. City Police bosses have taken a review of the security arrangements for the celebrations and have instructed the staff to keep a tight vigil on the streets.

    Nakabandi and patrolling will be enforced on the popular streets and no one will be allowed to roam on the streets after 11 pm. A strong bandobast of around 4,300 police personnel would be deployed in the City from Thursday night. Field units have been told to crackdown on rash driving, especially on drunken driving. Every police station has also carved out a special force for deployment in their jurisdiction that are frequented by revellers. Charlie Commandos would patrol on City Street throughout the night.

    The police have also identified some points in the city and woman police officers have been drafted and they would be deployed in plain clothes for security of women. The top rank officials have issued special instructions to the traffic police to prevent accidents and appealed motorists not to drive under the influence of alcohol. Traffic Police personnel armed with speed guns will also be deployed on the streets from the evening.

    Various malls and crowded places will be under the scanner of the police force and some of them will be inspected by Bomb Detection and Disposal (BDDS) Squad. A large number of police personnel will be deployed at Futala Lake and West High Court Road.

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