Toll free SMS number for crime, law and order problem in HP

Shimla: Tourists visiting Himachal Pradesh and local people need not go to the police station in case of any law and order problem or crime and instead just send an SMS.

The police have provided a toll free no (9459100100) for sending an alert in case of any exigency and the service would be available round the clock.

Chief Minister P.K.Dhumal said Himachal Pradesh was a peaceful state and most of crimes were committed by migrants and anti-social elements coming from outside the state.

He said that correct information about the crime, law and order problem needed to be mentioned in brief so that effective remedial steps could be taken up immediately by the appropriate to nab the accused.