Punjab Police Conducts Massive Statewide CASO at Railway Stations, Bus Stands

Chandigarh:As part of the ongoing drive against drugs and anti-social elements launched on the directions of Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann, Punjab Police on Monday conducted a special Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) at and around all the Railway Stations and Bus Stands across the state. This was the second day of CASO.

The operation was conducted on the directions of Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Gaurav Yadav from 11am to 3pm simultaneously in all 28 Police districts under which Police teams with the assistance of sniffer dogs frisked people arriving and departing at Railway Stations and Bus Stands.

Special Director General of Police (Special DGP) Law and Order Arpit Shukla, who was personally monitoring this state-level operation, said that all range officers, CPs/ SSPs were asked to personally supervise the CASO and deploy at least two Police teams per Railway Station/Bus Stand under the supervision of gazetted rank officer to carry out this operation. “We had strictly instructed all the Police Personnel to deal with every person in a friendly and polite manner while frisking them during the course of this operation,” he added.

He said that over 350 Police teams, involving over 2500 Police Personnel, were deputed across the state to look for suspicious persons at different railway stations and bus stands in the state while ensuring minimum inconvenience to them. As many as 2841 people were checked during the operation conducted at 106 railway stations and 178 bus stands in the state, he added.

Meanwhile, Police teams have also checked two-wheelers and four-wheelers stationed at the parking of Railway Stations during the operation.


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