Nashik: Police have undertaken a special
drive to maintain law and order during elections to Nashik
Municipal Corporation (NMC) slated on February 16.
"We are checking illegal sale of liquor, looking for
unlicenced firearms, tracing absconding criminals and
preparing a list of anti-social elements who will face
action," officials said.
Talking to newspersons on Wednesday evening, NMC Commissioner
Bhaskar Sanap and Police Commissioner Vinod Lokhande said
authorities are taking steps to curb activities of criminals.
According to them, 15 polling centres out of a total
of 1,340 have been declared as sensitive. Four Deputy
Commissioners, 96 Assistant Sub-Inspectors, 3,500 policemen
and 900 Home Guards will be deployed on poll duty.