Karnataka Police launch 'Help Line'

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Bangalore, Aug 14 (UNI) In an attempt to come closer to the people, Karnataka Police, in association with BSNL, today launched a round the clock 'Help Line' through which people could contact from any part of the country.

Speaking after the launch, DG and IGP, R Sreekumar, said that people could contact police on internet to air their greviences, file complaints or seek information about criminal and terrorist activities.

The calls coming to the help line' would be recorded at the police control room in the city and every day a senior ranking officer spend one hour to study the complaints and take steps to solve the problems. "Weekly once we will be meeting and study the progress made in disposing off the complaints received," he added.

Replying to a question, he said that the information given would be kept confidential.

Mr Sreekumar said that after studying the progress of help line it would be set up in all District Headquarters in due course.

The Director General also launched Audio Conferencing to continuously keep in touch with District Heads. In the inaugural Conference he held discussion on prevailing flood situation in seven districts including Mangalore, Bellary, Mysore, Mandya, Hassan Gulbarga and Bijapur.

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