Spl CP visits Chand Bagh, residents want more police deployment

SN Shrivastava

New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Delhi Police Special Commissioner SN Srivastava on Thursday visited Chand Bagh, one of the worst violence-hit areas, to see the destruction caused by rioters and talk to the area residents.

Talking to Srivastava, the 1985-batch IPS officer widely tipped to be the next Commissioner of Delhi Police, the area residents put forth a charter of demands on which he assured of swift action and cooperation.

The residents complained of delay in police action during the violence and also demanded deployment of more police in their area.

They also requested him to set up more police booths in the areas so that people could approach them whenever needed.

Speaking to the media during his visit, Srivastava said: “Being the Special Commissioner, I came here to interact with the people. I have received positive response from them.”

“The locals have assured me that they will do their best to maintain peace and harmony in the area through the peace committees. They have put forth various demands on the police, which we will look into,” he added.

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