UP CM Mayawati reviews law and order

Last Updated: Saturday, October 30, 2010 - 20:10

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister
Mayawati on Saturday reviewed the law and order situation in the
state and directed police officials to take stringent action
against criminals and anti-socials.

"During a high-level meeting to review law and order,
Mayawati took a serious view of recent incidents of crime and
directed police to work them out at the earliest," an official
spokesman said.
On Wednesday, a senior health official was shot dead
by some unidentified persons near his house in Vikas Nagar in
the city.

The Chief Minister asked the officials to launch a
crackdown against those vitiating the atmosphere in the state
and sternly told them that laxity at any level would not be
tolerated.

Lauding the administration and police for successful
conduct of the Panchayat polls in the state recently, she said
the elections were better than 2005 from law and order point
of view.

"Only 59 people were injured in poll-related violence
this time against 171 in 2005," Mayawati said.

She said the state had demanded 50 companies of CMPF
for Panchayat elections but not a single one was allotted to
it.
Terming recent incidents of crime in the state as
unfortunate, Mayawati said the criminals took advantage of
police`s engagement in Ayodhya issue, floods and Panchayat
polls.

She directed the Principal Secretary (Home), the DGP
and the additional DGP to review the law and order situation
in every division and district through video conferencing on
November one, the spokesman said.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, October 30, 2010 - 20:10

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