July 19, 2022

Police station system in Bhopal and Indore within a week; MP’s government will issue notifications

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): Madhya Pradesh government to issue ten notifications that will not need state assembly or cabinet approval to implement the police station system in Bhopal and Indore, the two most populous cities state, before the end of this month.

Home Secretary and government spokesman Narottam Mishra said on Wednesday that police commissioners would be given additional powers by amending various laws.

“The police station system in Bhopal and Indore will be in place before the end of November. All police stations within the municipality’s boundaries will fall under this system,” Mishra told reporters.

He said the state government will issue ten notifications to implement this policing system and the required proposals will not need cabinet or state assembly approval.

The officials will be assigned to the police stations on the day the notification is released, Mishra said, adding that the notifications will be released after approval from the state’s finance and law departments.

“Police officers under this commission system will be given additional powers by amending certain sections of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), the Police Act, the Motor Vehicle Act, the Security Act. National Security Law (District Outsourcing), Prisoners Law, Immorality Traffic Prevention Law, Government Secrets Law, etc. », Declared the Minister of the Interior.

In addition to the assignment of a police commissioner in Indore and Bhopal, a total of three officers in the rank of additional commissioner, 8 officers in the rank of deputy commissioner and 29 officers in the rank of deputy police commissioner will be assigned.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday announced his intention to implement the police station system in Bhopal and Indore so that a better mechanism can be put in place to control criminals.

This police system, which has long been discussed in Madhya Pradesh, is aimed at effectively combating crime.

Emphasizing the need for the commissionarate system in Indore and Bhopal, Chouhan said that although the law and order situation is better in the MP, the urban population has grown rapidly and metropolitan cities are expanding geographically and in terms of population. .

As a result, new public order issues arise and this decision was taken as a measure to control criminal activity, he said.

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Posted on: Wednesday November 24, 2021 3:49 PM IST