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Karnataka Police has taken a brand new initiative to abolish all kinds of nuisance, theft, and harassment to passengers contained in the coaches of the railways, in accordance to a report revealed on twenty second July on BTV Web, a Kannada information channel portal. This is the primary time in the nation when the usual police pressure has taken the initiative to curb undesirable actions contained in the railway stations and coaches.

Notably, the railway police have additionally vowed to work in tandem for this initiative. The facility was devised by the mixed effort of Bhaskar Rao, further director basic of police (ADGP), and superintendent of police (SP), railways, Sri Gowri.

Initially, the officers carried out a public meeting drive in Cantonment, Yeshwantpur, and Bengaluru Central railway stations.



Police officers in cost of the railway stations throughout a number of cities in Karnataka will go to the stations themselves and hand over visiting playing cards to the passengers and customers of the railway station. They will then educate the staffers on how to preserve the railway stations and trains secure for customers of railway companies from nuisance mongers and thefts.

“The ‘happy to help’ cards will be given to the passengers with contact numbers of the police officials in the area. This initiative will be spread all over the state in a phased manner”, Rao was quoted as saying by the portal. The passengers or railway customers who’re harassed by prison parts can name or ship a WhatsApp message to attain the police officers and might ask for his or her assist.

Police officers in Bengaluru Central, Yeshwanthpur, Cantonment, Bangarpete, Mandya, Hassan, and Arsikere have already printed their visiting playing cards and they’ll quickly be distributed among the many railway customers. As many as 18 main railway stations will see this exercise being applied in the subsequent few days, Rao stated.

According to the statistics of the police division, the crime charges in railway stations and coaches have come down considerably in the final three years. In 2018, a complete of 1,496 circumstances had been reported adopted by 1,870 in 2019 and 755 in 2020.


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