Mysuru: Director General and Inspector General of Police Rupak Kumar Dutta conducted a review meeting of the Police force, crime rate and the law and order enforcement in city. He arrived from Bengaluru this morning and headed straight to the DG suite at Nazarbad, opposite the office of the Superintendent of Police.
The DGP was accorded a Guard of Honour at the City Police Commissioner’s office.
He was received by Southern Range IGP Vipul Kumar, City Police Commissioner Dr. A Subramanyeshwara Rao and Superintendent of Police Ravi D. Channannavar. After a brief meeting at the Commissioner’s office, Rupak Kumar Dutta headed for the review meeting.
The State top cop will review the implementation of law and the steps taken to prevent crime. Along with crime rate, he will review crime detection, women and children missing, implementation of Goonda Act and the number of rowdy-sheeters.
Officers including Commissioner Subramanyeshwara Rao, DCP (law and order) Dr. H.T. Shekhar, DCP (crime) N. Rudramuni and DCP (City Armed Reserve) B.V. Kittur are expected to provide presentations to Dutta.
In a presentation, the DG&IGP was told that Kyathamaranahalli was a hot-bed of communal riots and has a potential to create law and order problem.
Other sensitive area is Veeranagere under Lashkar Police limits where religious processions originate. Fountain Circle under Narasimharaja limits is another sensitive place. The Police explained the steps taken to prevent tension.
In 2015, 43 girls went missing from the city and 39 were traced. In 2016, 79 girls were found missing and 71 have been traced. In 2017, till March, 18 girls were missing and 17 have been traced so far. In 2015,83 boys were found missing and 67 have been traced. In 2016, 60 boys were found missing and 43 have been traced. In 2017, till March, 11 boys were found missing and all the 11 have been traced, the DG&IGP was informed.
In 2015, 220 men and 272 women were found missing and out of them 166 men and 243 women have been traced with 54 men and 29 women are remaining to be traced. In 2016, 191 men were found missing and 145 have been traced and 252 women were missing and 210 have been traced. 46 men and 42 women are yet to be traced. In 2017, 48 men were found missing and 29 have been traced and 19 are yet to be traced. 59 women have been found missing and 45 have been traced. 14 women are yet to be traced, he was told.