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CRPF carries out vigilance check of over 3 lakh personnel

CRPF Director General (DG) A P Maheshwari said the apprehension of DSP Davinder Singh is "a grave incident and an area of extreme concern" for the security forces. "No security grid should be allowed to be weakened by such episodes. So, all forces have to keep an internal watch," he said.

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  • ‘The main purpose of the MoU is to review the existing ‘beat policing system’ of the state police and make recommendations for further strengthening of the system. We would also aim at strengthening the law and order and exchange research personnel and technical expertise’, said OP Singh, Director General of Police (DGP), UP in a statement.

    The main accused, Hamid Ashraf, who is in Dubai, has claimed that nabbing him or some people won’t put an end to the multi-crore rail e-ticketing rackets as others can develop similar ‘illegal’ software and use them by taking advantage of the security loopholes in IRCTC’s system.

    Accompanied by General-officer-commanding, Northern Command, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army chief visited troops along the LoC to review the prevailing situation and operational readiness of the units of Jammu-based White Knight Corps. Gen Naravane was briefed by General Officer Commanding, White Knight Corps, Lt Gen Harsha Gupta and some commanders.

    The members of the insurgent groups -- ULFA (I), NDFB, RNLF, KLO, CPI (Maoist), NSLA, ADF and NLFB -- surrendered in presence of Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at a programme in Guwahati.

    Singh, a 1995-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, holds the rank of an ADG and was till last week serving as the Inspector General (IG) of police of Meerut Range. The Uttar Pradesh government had on Monday announced switching to the commissionerate system of policing for Lucknow and Noida, giving magisterial powers to the top cops in both cities.

    DGP, Logistics department, Vijay Kumar issued the order to all the Senior Superintendents of Police and Superintendents of Police, which said that the rifle is not to be used now. The order also directed the district police chiefs to use the rifle during the Republic Day parade ceremony. This is being seen as the best way to retire the overly used rifle.

    “The Khrew operation resumed this (Wednesday) morning after being suspended on Tuesday night. So far, there is no confirmation of any militant being killed there... We have reports of presence of two militants there and the search is on,” Singh told reporters on the sidelines of a wreath-laying ceremony of the slain SPO Shahbaz Ahmad.

    Inspector General attached to DGP (Headquarter) Naveen Arora and IG Provincial Armed Constabulary (Headquarter) Lucknow Nilabja Chaudhary will be the two joint police commissioners of Lucknow. DIG PAC (Headquarter) Lucknow, Akhilesh Kumar, and DIG Jail Administration Sriparna Ganguli will be additional police commissioners of Noida.

    The senior superintendents of police for Lucknow and Gautam Buddh Nagar (Noida) were transferred on Thursday and no new officers posted there immediately.

    Davinder Singh was arrested on Saturday along with Naveed alias Babu, another militant Rafi Rather and an alleged Over Ground Worker Irfan Dar, in a car on highway in Kulgam district, when they were on way to Jammu. J&K police currently interrogating Singh and Naveed are also investigating, whether they were on way to execute any big attack or not.

    On one side is Vaibhav Krishna, an IPS officer widely considered to be upright in police circles, who was suspended on Thursday from his post as Noida police chief for leaking to the media the contents of his official complaint against five IPS officers made in October 2019 and featuring allegedly in an obscene video chat with an unidentified woman.

    The police force has big challenges, but the state government is committed to provide it the best training, weapons and quality standard of living, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said. He was speaking at Maharashtra Police's Raising Day parade at the Marol Police Training Centre in Andheri.

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