Chandigarh: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday said police must instill a sense of security among public.
"It is important for police to instill a sense of security among the masses and a scare of law in criminals," he said in an interaction with senior police officers here.
Badal said the government will not tolerate collusion of any police personnel in illegal possession of property and lodging of false case against any innocent.
He asked DGPs to chalk out a plan to check theft of transformers for which he asked them to set up a mobile wing on the pattern of 108 ambulance that would reach the spot within 20 minutes.
Asking ADGP traffic to launch a concerted drive against drunken driving, over speeding, wrong parking, Badal said spot challans along with photographic evidence should be sent to the residence of motor vehicle owners within one week.
He asked the SSPs to hire cranes to toe away vehicles parked wrongly.
Badal also asked police to intensify their efforts to prevent piracy and drug smuggling.
He also batted for a specialised investigation cell for heinous crimes.