Check posts to keep a check on trouble makers

Navdeep Rinwa

Lucknow: State Chief Electoral Officer Navdeep Rinwa said that the guidelines of the Election Commission of India are being strictly followed to maintain law and order in Uttar Pradesh.

The Chief Electoral Officer said that in compliance with the instructions of the Election Commission of India, action is being taken by Police, Income Tax, Excise, Narcotics and other departments. For intensive checking, 513 inter-state check posts and 1855 check posts are operated within the state.

From March 16 to April 15, 2024, 485 licensed weapons were seized from criminal persons by the police department. Licenses of 4233 licensed weapons were canceled and deposited. Similarly, in case of fear of breach of peace, taking preventive action under CrPC, notices have been sent to ban 23,69,139 people, out of which 17,61,114 people have been banned.

Apart from this, 6573 unlicensed weapons, 6670 cartridges, 2853.5 kg explosives and 353 bombs were recovered and seized by the police department. Police raided 2441 centers manufacturing illegal weapons and 123 centers were seized.


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