The Ghaziabad municipal company on Tuesday obtained 5 enforcement autos and a devoted police drive of 20 personnel from the Uttar Pradesh Police to hold out surveillance and enforcement actions. 4 personnel have been deployed with every of the 5 autos, officers conscious of the matter mentioned.
5 autos have been devoted to the 5 company zones of Vasundhara, Kavi Nagar, Mohan Nagar, Metropolis and Vijay Nagar. Officers mentioned every car can have a sub-inspector, a head constable and two constables, together with a girl constable.
“For a number of years, we now have been attempting to get a devoted police drive for the company. To this point, solely the Kanpur municipal company has such a drive. We have now obtained 5 autos which can have a crew of 4 personnel every. Every car will complement enforcement actions reminiscent of elimination of encroachments, monitoring stable waste dump websites and offences associated to dumping of building and demolition waste, amongst others,” mentioned Nitin Gaur, municipal commissioner.
Officers mentioned these groups is not going to have to attend for the civil police personnel to reach to intervene in circumstances of encroachment. The sub-inspector shall be armed with a pistol whereas the others will carry batons and shields, officers added.
“Each time the enforcement officers want police help, they might name these autos together with devoted personnel. The groups have been supplied immediately by the UP Police and won’t be below the Ghaziabad police. We’re additionally attempting to get yet one more personnel for every of the 5 autos. This exercise will enhance our enforcement actions,” Gaur mentioned.
The company largely wants police for its anti-encroachment drives on authorities land. The encroachments are principally retailers, kiosks, and unlawful constructions erected by land grabbers.