"In order to bring the police-public relations to new heights as well as to keep check on crime in Samba town, police with assistance of a joint social youth group called 'Crime Patrol Samba' installed 6 CCTV cameras at all the strategic locations of Samba town", a police officer said today.
The CCTV cameras were installed at Samba Chowk, bus stand Sumb, Hari Singh Chowk, Chohata Chowk, District Courts Complex Samba and Government Girls Higher Secondary School Samba, he said.
They have their control station at Police Control Room (PCR) functioning from the building of Police Station Samba, he said. All these CCTV cameras were inaugurated today by Joginder Singh, SSP Samba in the presence of Pawan Sharma, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Samba.
These CCTV cameras are installed by the contribution by all the 94 members from district police Samba, media persons and volunteers.
The 'Crime Patrol Samba' having its members from District Police Samba in their joint effort recently adopted government primary school Kapai, Nud Samba, distributed stationery items to students there to uplift the education of children of rural areas.
The said social youth group also has the responsibility of the maintenance of the said school building like white wash, fencing, providing of ceiling fans, renovation of bathrooms and so on.
The group has also donated Rs 3 lakh to the parents of a minor girl who is suffering for kidney failure and her treatment is presently going on at PGI Chandigarh, he said.