Ghaziabad: The police and the public are joining hands in Uttar Pradesh`s Ghaziabad district to check incidents of crime, courtesy an initiative by resident welfare associations of the city to form joint teams.
"Ghaziabad`s resident welfare associations (RWAs) federation chairman Colonel (retd) Tejandra Pal Tyagi had proposed to set up two member joint team consisting of a representative of the zone and one from police. The proposal was readily accepted by SSP Prashant Kumar," a statement from the RWA said Thursday.
"The senior superintendent of police agreed to make a few more special police officers from the RWA federation. He also agreed to write a letter to all police stations to pay due respect and show sincere concern to the points raised by RWA federations," it added.
According to the statement, the team can be used in cases like of daylight murder, communal fights, loot in public and among others.
This was decided Thursday in a meeting held between senior police official and Resident Welfare Associations Federation.
Around 50 representatives from Indrapuram, Vijay Nagar, Mohan Nagar, Kavi Nagar, Vasundhara and city Zone of the RWA Federation Ghaziabad participated in the meeting.