Chief minister Bhajan Lal Sharma announces zero-tolerance policy against organised crime

On the occasion of the Rajasthan Police Foundation Day, chief minister Bhajan Lal Sharma announced a zero-tolerance policy against organized crime in the state during a state-level event at the Rajasthan Police Academy (RPA). The CM highlighted that the government’s first goal is upholding law and order and peace. At the event, he was welcomed by DGP U R Sahu.

In support of the police force, Sharma said during the event that Rs 1.5 crore would be allocated to the Rajasthan Police Welfare Fund, Rs 1 crore to the Rajasthan Police Benevolent Fund and an extra Rs 1.5 crore would be added to the Rajasthan Police Festival Fund.

He highlighted how the state government has been working nonstop to maintain public safety, which has led to a drop in crime rates. He said that several policy decisions, including the formation of an anti-gangster task force, the SIT investigation into the paper leak case and steps to lessen crimes against women and Dalits, are producing the expected result. Furthermore, the government has set up an anti-romeo squad and women’s desks in 174 police stations to support the safety and empowerment of women.

CM stated that the Rajasthan police are modernizing to stay up with evolving crime methods. To prepare for future difficulties, the police force is receiving training in modern arms, forensic science and cybercrime prevention technology. He paid flower tributes at the Police Martyrs Memorial and visited and saluted the RPA Parade Ground. He likewise honoured police officers and workers with police medals for their exceptional service.