Lucknow, Feb 21 (PTI) In a bid to control crime in thenational capital region, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawatitoday transferred four police officers of Gautam Buddha Nagardistrict, including its SSP, and ordered the creation of a newUP NCR Police Zone.
"The CM carried out surprise inspection at Gautam BuddhaNagar, Ghaziabad, Meeut and Bagpath districts yesterday toreview the progress of development works, implementation ofwelfare schemes launched by the government, state of essentialservices and law and order situation," a government spokesmansaid here.
Expressing displeasure over the law and order situationin Gautam Buddha Nagar, Mayawati ordered immediate transfer ofSenior Superintendent of Police, ASP, DySP and station houseofficer of sector 39.
Following her directive, SSP Ghaziabad Amitabh Yash hasbeen moved to Lucknow as SP railway and SSP Faizabad SuryanathSingh has been posted in his place.
In the backdrop of a spurt in crime in Ghaziabad andMeerut, she directed the SSP and the IG range of respectivedistricts to control the situation within two months.
The spokesman said that for effective ntrol of crime inNCR region the CM has ordered merging of Sharanpur and Meerutranges and create a new UP NCR Police zone with itsheadquarters in Meerut and to be headed by an ADG rankofficer.
For good development work, Mayawati decided to givecitation certificate to district magistrates of Gautam BuddhaNagar and Ghaziabad.