Capital RO calls for close coordination between police and magistrates

ITANAGAR, Mar 15: Capital Complex deputy commissioner cum RO Himanshu Gupta has urged the magistrates and police to work in close coordination to ensure smooth, free and fair election.
Addressing a coordination meeting attended by all the heads of the departments and Capital SP Tumme Amo at DC’s office here on Friday, the DC also urged all the sector magistrates to visit all the polling stations and submit the list of requirements like space, equipment etc. to the RO at the earliest.
He further urged them to inspect the areas which are susceptible to vulnerability and to provide mapping of such areas.
Later, in a separate meeting with the magistrates, Flying Squad teams, Static Surveillance Team/ Video Surveillance Team, Video Viewing Team/ Liquor Monitoring Team, the DC briefed them about their tasks and responsibilities.
He has appealed the denizens of the Capital Complex to cooperate with the administration and deposit all licensed weapons to the Police Stations, otherwise strict action would be initiated under appropriate section of law.
Also, as per the guidelines of ECI, the DC has directed the SSTs/FSTs to seize cash that exceeds Rs. 50,000 if found in the vehicle of candidates, agents, party workers or carrying drugs, arms etc which are valued at more than Rs. 10,000 likely to be used for inducement of voters. He directed the liquor monitoring team to ensure that the liquor shops are closed by 5 pm, otherwise the liquor shops would be sealed till the completion of the election process. The SP briefed on the basic do’s and don’ts with regard to their duties. DIPRO