DGP inaugurates police conference

Cuttack: Odisha police would be more active in handling the women cases in the state, DGP Prakash Mishra said on Friday while inaugurating the 56th senior police officers' conference at police headquarters here.

“Investigation of the cases related to atrocities on women would be completed within 60 days as per the direction of CM Naveen Patnaik”, DGP Prakash Mishra asserted while addressing the two-day long conference.

Throwing light on the naxal menace in the state, Mishra said, “As the police operation in the Maoist hit areas have increased, the situation has come under control in some extent.” Police are committed to check the spread of naxal activities in the state, he assured.

In view of the growing financial crimes in the state, DGP assured of taking strong measures to curb such activities.

During the conference, top police officers of the state including superintendents of police, commandants of all armed police battalions, Inspector-Generals, Deputy Inspector-Generals and IPS officers have participated in the meeting.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will grace the valedictory function tomorrow. The much-awaited Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and System project to create an integrated database to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of policing and sharing data among police stations in Odisha will be formally launched by the CM. The project will be started in Angul and Kendrapara districts on a pilot basis.