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.