New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday lauded the work done by Delhi Police during the COVID-inspired lockout and highlighted that this phase would be marked in golden words in its history.
“I came to the 73rd Foundation Day Parade of Delhi in February 2020. I said that the police should face difficulties with society shoulder to shoulder. It’s been a year now and when we look back we will Let’s see how the Delhi Police won the trust of the people. ” And vindicated my words, ”Mr. Shah said while speaking at Delhi Police Headquarters.
“In a challenging year, the Delhi Police has passed the test. Whether it is northeast Delhi violence, COVID-19 lockdown, helping migrant workers, or establishing a peaceful dialogue with farmers protesting on the borders, Delhi Police Has faced every challenge”.
“Nearly 8,000 personnel became COVID-infected, 30 succumbed. Nevertheless, the Delhi Police kept it up. They inspected the areas during the lockdown via drone, the elderly, pregnant women, and COVID-infected people. Equally helped. The phase will be inscribed. The golden words in the history of Delhi Police, “Mr. Shah said.
He stressed the need for scientific evidence to ensure speedy justice. “You cannot control a crime by nudging the offender but by ensuring that they are punished for their crime. If you can punish the offender for the crime, many others can be stopped. If we start presenting scientific evidence before the court, then. The culprit cannot escape, “he said.
Mr. Shah said that footage of CCTV cameras would be monitored in the police data center to curb crimes. “The Government of India has approved a safe city project for Delhi. 15,000 cameras will be installed and its feed will be received in the police data center. The railway stations and Delhi government cameras will be monitored in the coming times.” Control on crime, ”he said.
Delhi Police Commissioner SN Srivastava said that the police will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Forensic Science University of Gandhinagar today. He said, “Cyber and economic crime is a new age crime. The Delhi Police is working effectively to bring it under control. To get support from cyber and forensic experts, we are today at the National Forensic Sciences University of Gandhinagar Will sign a memorandum of understanding with”.
Commissioner Shrivastava underlined that in case of accidental death of a person or death due to natural causes, the sum insured has been increased from ₹ 5 lakh to ₹ 28 lakh. He said, “For accidental deaths, the sum insured for police personnel was increased from 78 lakhs to death to 30 lakhs.”