Following the declaration of dates from the State’s election Commission, the Hyderabad police are gearing up for the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections to be conducted on December 1.
During the meeting conducted on Tuesday Anjani Kumar, Hyderabad Police Commissioner advised the police authorities about the different steps to be taken to guarantee free and peaceful elections.
At the meeting, he requested the police to guarantee that all firearms from the private people are deposited at the local police stations or the arms dealers in the city and have also prohibited rallies and processions in the city that have not taken prior permission.
The objective of the city police is to see that the elections are held calmly with no disputes or riots.
He directed the officials, “Special focus should be on rowdy sheeters and trouble mongers who violate election rules. The rowdy sheeters are possible to make trouble and fear in public.
He added, “All Non-Bailable Warrants pending should be executed and unsocial elements bound over for good conduct.”
Anjani Kumar additionally speaking to the police authorities said that Hyderabad has consistently earned a good name for holding peaceful elections, therefore, it should it do this election too.
In the upcoming days, the police will be forming groups at the police station level to observe the campaign, activities of the local trouble mongers and prepare bandobast for poll campaigns
Additional Commissioner (Law and order), DS Chauhan, Additional Commissioner (Crime), Shikha Goel and other senior officials partook in the meeting.
As polls for the Hyderabad civic body have been planned for December 1, Rachakonda Police Commissioner, Mahesh M. Bhagwat, has also guided all firearm possessors in the region to deposit their firearms.