Delhi Traffic Police personnel above ASI rank to carry firearm

Delhi Traffic Police personnel above ASI rank to carry firearm
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New Delhi: Delhi Traffic Police personnel above the rank of assistant sub-inspector (ASI) will be equipped with a firearm to ensure their safety, the police said today.

Delhi Police commissioner Amulya Patnaik in a meeting with the traffic police personnel talked about ensuring that traffic snarls can be reduced.

A senior police officer said that the interaction was a way to motivate the traffic police personnel.

They were also informed that the personnel above the rank of assistant sub-inspector will be equipped with a firearm, he said.

The commissioner advised the police personnel to make strategies so that traffic violations can be reduced and technology can be used to curb congestion.

PTI