DGP visits Adilabad, warns trouble-makers of action
M Mahender Reddy on Sunday took charge as the Director-General of Police (In-charge) of Telangana State on Sunday. Reddy who took charge from Anurag Sharma, thanked the Chief Minister, K Chandrashekhar Rao for giving him the responsibility as head of the State police. Efforts will continue at making Telangana a crime free State and focus will be on implementation of friendly policing, he said. There were many challenges post bifurcation and the police tackled them effectively. “Also, issues like child sexual abuse, crime against women and others were given due importance and dealt with utmost attention,” Reddy said. Mahender Reddy is the second DGP of Telangana State. A graduate in civil engineering from National Institute of Technology, Warangal, he got selected for IPS in 1986. Meanwhile, Additional Commissioner (law and order) VV Srinivasa Rao took charge as in-charge Hyderabad Police Commissioner on Sunday morning. (Photo: Zabi)
Director General of Police M Mahender Reddy today said severe action will be initiated against those trying to disturb law and order in the State. The DGP visited Utnur town in the district on Sunday and discussed with local police about violent incidents in Hasnapur between Adivasis and Lambadas.
Speaking to the media later, Mahender Reddy made it clear that his department would not keep quiet if any section tried to take the law into their hands for their selfish ends. He also warned that stern action will initiated as per law if anybody tried to disturb social life and studies of students.
While discussing with the Revenue and ITDA officials, the DGP asked the district police officials to take immediate steps to protect law and order. He also warned the Agency people of severe action if they tried to maintain contacts with Maoists and other extremist factions. The Maoists might be taking unrest between Lambadas and Adivasis as an opportunity, he remarked. (NSS)