KEEP UP ACTION ON BLACKMARKETING, COVID FRAUD: CP DELHI
In the back drop of continuous seizures of covid treatment articles by Delhi Police teams across the city, the CP, Delhi SN Shrivastava today reviewed the action against hoarding/black marketing of medicines, injections and oxygen cylinders and frauds taking place in name of covid help etc. besides the effective enforcement of the lockdown in a virtual meeting at Vimarsh conference hall,Police headquarters.
While the district DCsP enumerated their actions taken in these fronts, the CP, Delhi appreciated their actions on black-marketing, hoarding and covid help cheating.He told the DCsP to obtain orders from courts as early as possible for release of seized medicine, concentrators and oxygen cylinders for use by needy patients. He further asked the DCsP to intensify action of covid online fraudsters in coordination with the cyber celland crime branch for interstate investigation as most of the calls involved in cheating are originating from Jharkhand, Bihar, WB, MP, Mewat etc.
In view of the tendency observed from certain pockets of public to come out unnecessarily inviolation of the lockdown, district DCsP were instructed to identify the areas and specific spheres which are problem areas in lockdown implementation. In this regard, he directed to intensify checking at pickets and conduct patrolling in dense population areas, likely spreaders spots and containment zones. “Watch be kept on shops opening other than the grocery or essential stores shops and action be taken against such shop owners who are willfully violating the restrictions and endangering public health,” SN Shrivastava said.
Observing that wherever effective implementation of corona appropriate behaviour and more prosecution has been ensured, there has been less cases and casualties, the CP,Delhi reiterated stricter implementation to break the infection spread.Although district police are taking legal action against lockdown violators,stricter implementation of the lockdown should be done by making announcements through public address systems. The fruits and vegetables markets be shifted to open areas, wherever possible and the hawkers should maintain social distancing. Vegetable markets (sabzi mandi) should be sanitized after closure.Commercial transport like e-rickshaws, gramin seva etc. should not carry more passengers than prescribed.
The CP, Delhi also directed the field officers to take note of forthcoming Eid-Ul-Fitr and follow DDMA orders in this regard by liaising with community elders and religious leaders not to cause any gatherings.
The CP, Delhi also reiterated that DCsP should continue to pay attention to treatment and admission of police personnel and family members in hospitals, wherever required. The police personnel who are yet to complete their vaccination been couraged to do it at the earliest. He further directed to explore the possibilities of creating vaccination facilities at Wellness Centres so that the front line warriors do not face inconvenience in getting their second dose in due time.
DCsP were also asked to tie up with private ambulance providers for transportation of police covid patients to hospitals. Community support systems in Police Colonies areto be encouraged as done in Civil Lines to run a care center Sanjivni, CP,Delhi said. He further asked the dcsp to motivate the covid warriors to donate plasma to save lives and popularize the “Jeevan Rakshak” initiative for plasma donation in the service of society.
CP Delhi appreciated the good work and motivated the officers to maintain covid safety and keep fit to serve the people of Delhi during this crisis. He stressed upon taking all due precautions while on duty. Spl. Commissioners of South, West& Central Zones and other Spl CsP also attended the meeting.