Prisoners on parole posing problems for police: Dalal

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Ambala, Jan 2 (UNI) Prisoners on parole were posing problems for police which was considering filing a caveat asking that the court consider police's viewpoint in this regard, Haryana State Director General of Police Ranjeev Dalal said here today.

Asserting that prevention of crime was the first new year resolution of the Haryana Police, the DGP, who was addressing a press conference at the PWD Rest House Ambala City today said that the Police were facing the complex problem of re-arresting the notorious criminals who had gone out on parole and didn't return.

DGP Dalal further said that since the courts were liberal in granting the parole, many criminals indulged in committing crimes of heinous nature.

The Police were thinking of filing a caveat in the court urging it to listen to the state's version regarding whether such notorious criminals should be granted parole or not, he said.

The Haryana Police chief claimed that there was a decrease in the crimes during the last year and 106 lesser cases were registered against the number of cases in previous year.

In reply to a question, he said that most of the kidnapping cases turned out to be cases of elopement.

He said that the Police department had made good progress in use of Information Technology and state of art control rooms were being provided to Gurgaon, Rohtak, Faridabad and Panchkula districts and the system would be operational in few months.

He said that Special Task Force was being deployed to prevent crimes on the areas bordering with Uttar Pradesh from where a large number of labourers come seeking employment.

Many of them bring illicit weapons and sell to criminals in the districts of Panipat, Sonepat and other bordering places he said adding that the state police had struck a good coordination now with UP Police to tackle the sensitive problem.


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