IMPHAL, Nov 4: With the increasing threat perceptions from various anti social elements and militants groups, smooth discharge of duties by various government officials and several important vital installations at greater Imphal areas, the Night policing schemes in the greater Imphal areas which is already functional has been intensified.
An official source said there has been a tremendous impact towards the gradual control of various crimes and untoward incident in the greater Imphal Areas since last three month with the formal introductions of night policing in the various strategic locations in an around the the Imphal Municipality and Greater Imphal areas by the concentrating adequate main powers deployed in various police stations and police outposts lying within both Imphal West and Imphal East.
It may be mentioned that the state home department soon after taking the decision for the night policing as a part of preventing any forms of intimidation by militant to the public in the greater Imphal areas initiated detailing of the maximum manpower of police personnel from various police stations and outposts of the both Imphal East and Imphal west district in various strategic locations from 7 pm to 6am every day.
An official order issued by the DGP Manipur gave a the list of officer of both civil and police commandos who are to be assigned for the night policing at greater Imphal for the current month.
As per the order, the Municpal areas under Imphal, Singjamei, Lamphel and City Police Station Jurisdiction shall be covered from 7 pm to 6am by the officers detailed for night by way of patrolling and positioning themselves at strategic locations.
The order also further directed that the officers detailed for night policing duties will also check Reserve Lines, Imphal West Kote, Guard of VIPs, vital installations and all the Night Pickets two times during the duty hours, the official directives of the DGP added.