Hoshiarpur: The Punjab Police is facing a
shortage of 12 IPS officers and the state government has
already written to the Union Home Ministry to ensure that the
posts are filled, DGP Anil Kaushik said here today.
He told reporters at the Police Recruits Training Centre
near here that 5,000 constables were being recruited after
which there would be no shortage of staff in the lower level
of the state police.
He claimed that law and order situation in Punjab was
under control and a blue print for deployment of forces to
maintain law and order during the upcoming Assembly elections
had been prepared.