Thiruvananthapuram: City Police commissioner S. Surendran has initiated a ten-day long action plan called Operation Cobra coordinating various wings of the police to curb traffic offences, crime activities, anti-social tendencies and use of drugs among school and college students.
As part of the action plan, efforts will be taken to collect and store details of habitual offenders and monitor their activities. A special squad will be formed to bring criminals who are in hiding before the law, commissioner said in a statement.
Steps will be taken to provide special care for monitoring flats and buildings lying vacant to ensure that anti-social activities does not take place there. Steps will also be taken to provide special protection to tourists and also monitor the activities at tourist places, said Mr Surendran.
Measures will be taken to ensure the security of people from other states to visit the city. Steps will be taken to curb the sales of drugs and also to identify students who use drugs and bring them back to normal life. Police will monitor bus stations and buses to identify eve teasers and also identify students who roam in the city after bunking classes, said Mr Surendran.
Steps will taken for identifying those who indulge in over speeding, careless driving, drunken driving and traffic violations. Steps will also be taken with the help of local police to avoid traffic blocks and illegal parking. Those who throw garbage in public places will be brought before the law. Those included in the habitual offenders list will be monitored and arrested as per goonda act, said Mr Surendran.
Details of such offences can be communicated to the police through whatsapp number -9497975998, Faceb-ook page-tvmcitypolice.keralapolice.gov.in, firstname.lastname@example.org, and websites - www.tvmcitypolice.gov.in, tuna.keralapolice.go-v.in and toll free number-1090