Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan vow to fight border crime

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Sirsa, Jan 30 (UNI) The police force of three states-Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan - has today decided to unitedly fight against crime.

It was decided in a meeting of senior police officer held at Mandi Dabwali of district Sirsa to deliberate upon the ways and means for curbing the menace of crime.

Addressing the officers during the meeting, the Inspector General of Hisar Division, Mr Anant Kumar Dhull said the first step in curbing the crime would be to prepare a list of most wanted and declared criminals of the region, including snatchers and vehicle thieves, so that necessary action could be taken urgently against them.

Similarly, the police officers should also prepare the list of smugglers involved in the smuggling of drugs and liquor in order to restrain the smuggling of these items.

He urged the police officers to jointly launch special drives from time to time against illegal weapon holder to stop criminal activities and extend full cooperation to each other for the success of these drives.

He said a committee of police officers of these three states was also being constituted for coordination to curb the crime efficiently.

The Inspector General of Police, Patiala, Mr C S R Reddy said the criminals hide themselves and take shelter in other states after committing the crime in one state. This could be dealt effectively by sharing the information of criminals with each other.

Mr Reddy said the issue of terrorism and related issues were also discussed in detail during the meeting.

Such meetings would be held every third month in one of the states and the next meeting of the police officers of these three states would be held in Rajasthan.

Yesterday, it was decided in the meeting that a joint coordination cell would be formed to combat crime in the region.

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