Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister (CM) Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday asked the state police to finish all unsolved cases outstanding since March 2020 or earlier by March next year.
He directed staff to use non-bailable provisions and file charge sheets within three months in the case of serious crimes.
In the Siu-Ka-Pha conference hall of the DC office in Sivasagar, the chief minister convened with police personnel from Sivasagar and Charaideo districts to evaluate the districts’ law and order condition.
CM used Twitter to give out the message
CM took to Twitter to express his thoughts, “Reviewed law & order situation of Jorhat district with police officials I directed them to file charge sheet of heinous crimes within 3 months & settle all old cases within March 31, 2022. Also ordered that no middleman or professional FIR writer should be allowed in PS.”
The CM also told the cops to strengthen communication between the deputy commissioner (DC), superintendent of police (SP), and joint director of health services, stressing the need of filing post-mortem reports under 72 hours.
Assam CM announces need to take various steps
Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma also told officials to have a monthly meeting to examine crime in the districts and to ramp up drug bust missions.
He also demanded that PVR and passport verification reports be processed quickly and that no impoverished people be mistreated by the police.
In Rajabari, Sivasagar district, the Chief Minister also made a special trip to the Swargadeo Siu-Ka-Pha Multi-specialty Hospital, where an ONGC CSR initiative, an Ox, was being held.
Assam CM also launched Siu-ka-pha Sanjeevani” special scheme
He also launched the hospital’s “Siu-ka-pha Sanjeevani” special scheme throughout the event.
As per the sources, the hospital would have 100 oxygen concentrators on hand for use by common patients suffering from post-Covid complications.
CM Sarma also went over the hospital’s Covid ward and looked at the treatment options. He met with police personnel at the Jorhat Circuit House and encouraged them to provide constant police patrolling in the district’s most vulnerable areas.