Central Chronicle News
Raipur, Nov 19:
Chhattisgarh Director General of Police (DGP) DM Awasthi on Thursday laid foundation for a fully equipped hostel for head constables and constables at the Police Lines in capital Raipur.
Speaking on the occasion, the DGP said that Chhattisgarh police is determined to provide all amenities and facilities to its personnel all over the state. It is the head constable and the constable rank personnel who comprise the majority of state’s police force and the need for an adequate hostel for them in the capital was being felt since long. It was found that police constables and constables were required to shell out money from their own pocket during their visit to the capital. This was an unwanted expenditure for them as transit hostel and mess facility to personnel from Assistant Sub Inspector rank and above is already available in the capital, he added.
The upcoming hostel will have 12 rooms, a hall and a dormitory. This will help lodging of nearly three dozen personnel at the same time. The lodging facility will also be available to visiting family members and relatives of the police personnel.
One arrested under Arms Act
Raipur: Saraswati Nagar police on Wednesday night arrested a youth under Arms Act from Bhawani Nagar locality in Kota after he was nabbed red-handed terrorising the locals armed with a knife. Identified as Gupteshwar Gopal, the accused was immediately taken to police station where he was later booked under Section 25, 27 of Arms Act.
Raipur: Unidentified lifter escaped with a TVS Jupiter bike CG04-HP-9878 outside SBT Tower in Bhainsthan locality where it was parked by owner Nishant Joshi while working in his office in the complex. The lifting was later complained in Azad Chowk police station where an offence has been registered under Section 379 IPC against unidentified lifter and further investigation is now underway.
Drug peddler arrested
Raipur: Rajendra Nagar police on Wednesday night arrested a drug peddler from near Panchpedinaka Chowk after he was nabbed red-handed possessing 85 bottles (100 ml each) of cough syrup Corex without any valid bill or document. The particular cough syrup is commonly used by local medicinal drug abusers. The peddler was soon brought to the police station where he was identified as Ramesh Kumar Shande who was later booked under Section 21 of NDPS Act. Police also seized the Hero HF-Deluxe bike CG04-MM-5176 which was being used by the peddler in carrying the syrup bottles.