Fifth Mysuru Zonal-level Police Duty Meet: Mandya Police Overall Champions

Fifth Mysuru Zonal-level Police Duty Meet: Mandya Police Overall Champions

January 16, 2024

DIGP (Southern Range) Dr. M.B. Boralingaiah advised the personnel to work towards taking serious cases to their logical end and ensure punishment for criminals to retain the faith of public in Police Department.

He was addressing the gathering of Policemen after distributing prizes to the winners of various competitions organised as part of the valedictory of fifth Mysuru Zonal-level Police Kartavya Koota (Duty Meet), at Karnataka Police Academy (KPA) auditorium here on Sunday.

The DIGP said, “In criminal justice delivery system, First Information Report (FIR) should be filed, followed by investigation and submission of charge-sheet to the Court. The case will reach its logical end, when the accused is punished after trial at the Court. However, the rate of conviction is less. Even though the conviction rate is in the range of 15-20 percent, majority of them are related to minor cases, with conviction only in three percent of heinous cases. Hence, to retain the faith of public in the Police, we have to take the cases to their logical end. To achieve this, we have to be well-equipped in all the scientific aspects related to investigating the cases. Whatever we learn should be put to use completely during the stage of probe. If we develop the skills, the opportunities are aplenty to work in Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), National Investigation Agency (NIA), Special Protection Group (SPG) and several other wings.”

As many as 150 Police personnel including Officers from Mysuru, Mandya, Hassan, Kodagu and Chamarajanagar Districts, Mysuru City, Police Training School (PTS), Karnataka Police Academy (KPA), KSRP Fifth Battalion from Mysuru and 11th Battalion from Hassan, took part in the two-day Kartavya Koota. In all, 11 sniffer dogs from all the units had also taken part in the events.

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A total of 51 medals were distributed to the winners of 19 various competitions related to aiding investigation methods. It included 20 each of Gold and Silver medals and 11 Bronze medals. By winning 16 medals (six Gold, five each of Silver and Bronze), Mandya District Police emerged Overall Champions.

Medal Winners

Written test in Forensic Science on ‘Scientific Aid To Investigation’ – B.S. Sridhar, Circle Police Inspector (CPI), Halagur Circle, Mandya district (Gold Medal), M. Srinivas, Police Sub-Inspector (PSI), Yasalur, Hassan district  (Silver Medal) and H.N. Nithyananda, PSI, PTS, Mysuru (Bronze Medal).

Police Short Rate Parley Test – Mukram Jan, Civil Head Constable (CHC), KRS Circle Office (Gold), Siddaraju, Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of Police, Lashkar Station (Silver) and M.S. Bopanna, CHC, Virajpet Rural Station (Bronze).

Handling, Lifting and Packing – Ravikumar, Police Inspector (PI), Malavalli Town Police Station (Gold), Tajuddin, PSI, Kuderu PS (Silver) and V.C. Ashok, PSI, Belakavadi (Bronze).

Medico Legal Oral Test – Ravikumar, PI, Malavalli Town PS (Gold), V.C. Ashok, PSI, Belakavadi (Silver) and Siddesh, PSI, CEN Crime Police Station, Mysuru (Bronze).

Crime Scene Photography – M. Srinivas, Police Sub-inspector (PSI), Yasalur, Hassan (Gold), K.K. Mohan, PSI, VV Puram Police Station (Silver) and B.S. Sridhar, Circle Police Inspector (CPI), Halagur (Bronze).

Criminal Law Rules, Procedure and Amendments and Court Judgments Written Test – D.M. Ajaykumar, PSI, Bylakuppe Station and H.N. Nithyananda, PSI, PTS, Mysuru (Gold).

Following Police personnel won prizes in Observation Test – N.M. Manjunath, ASI, Virajpet Town Station, M.S. Bopanna, CHC, Virajpet Rural Police Station and P. Siddaraju, ASI, Lashkar Station; Finger Print Practical and Oral Test – Tajuddin, PSI, Kuderu, V.C. Ashok, PSI, Belakavadi and K.M. Mahesh, PSI, Mandya Rural Station.

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Computer Awareness Written Test –  V.R. Basavaraju, CPC, CEN Station, Mandya (Gold), H.R. Suman, CEN Station, Mandya (Silver) and J. Shobha, Woman Head Constable, Pandavapura (Bronze).

Computer Speed Test – S. Vasanth Kumar, ASI, Nanjangud Rural Station (Gold), M.J. Balaraj, ASI, District Armed Reserve (DAR) Police, Mysuru (Silver) and V. Fayaz, DAR Police, Mysuru (Bronze).

Police Photography Test – Daniel D’Souza, AHC, City Armed Reserve (CAR),  Mysuru (Gold), K.K. Swamy, CPC, Kushalnagar Traffic Station (Silver).

Police Videography Test – D.R. Ajey, CPC, CEN Station, Kodagu (Gold) and Mohan Rao, AHC, CAR, Mysuru (Silver).

Anti-Sabotage Check Test – K.S. Manjunath, Assistant Reserve Sub-Inspector (ARSI), DAR, Mandya (Gold), Uday Kumar, APC, DAR, Kodagu (Silver) and Mahendra, AHC, DAR, Mandya (Bronze).

Access Control and Baggage Checking Test – Ravikumar, APC, CAR, Mysuru (Gold), A. Naveen, RSI, DAR, Mandya (Silver) and Ashok, AHC, DAR, Mandya (Bronze).

Room Search Test – Jithendra Rai, ARSI, DAR, Kodagu (Gold), B.S. Krishna, ARSI, DAR, Mandya (Silver) and Raju,                            ARSI (Bronze).

Vehicle Search Test – Devaraj, ARSI, CAR, Mysuru (Gold), Mallesh, AHC, CAR, Mysuru (Silver) and Shivanand, ARSI, DAR, Kodagu (Bronze).

Dogs Test Category

Explosive Dogs Trade Test – Canines Krishna (Gold), Isha (Silver) and Lasy (Bronze).

Crime Tracker Dogs Trade Test – Canines Bruno (Gold), Bahu (Silver) and Rashmi (Bronze).

Narcotics Dogs Trade Test – Canines Arjuna (Gold), Ricky (Silver) and Kapar (Bronze).

Canine Arjuna of Mysuru also won ‘Best Sniffer’ honour.

The winners of Zonal-level contests will be eligible to participate in the State-level competitions.

Superintendent of Police (SP) Seema Latkar, DCP (Crime and Traffic) S. Jahnavi, Additional SPs Dr. B.N. Nandini and M. Babu, Deputy Director of Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) Chandrashekar, Nagesh of System Analysis and other Officers were present.


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