VIJAYAWADA: The Director General of Police (DGP) D Gautam Sawang on Sunday condemned the rape of a minor female at Ongole. He stated the protection and security of ladies and children might be given maximum priority by way of the Andhra Pradesh police. He said perpetrators could be treated with hard measures and brought to book systematically. Sawang preferred Prakasham district SP Siddarth Kaushal and other officers to arresting all the five accused within a few hours.
The top cop appealed to women to be greater careful and careful at the same time as they flow around and tour. He also appealed to human beings to offer information to police once they are aware of troublemakers. “It was one such lively individual who gave facts to the police which brought about the spark off motion and detection of the case,” he said. The DGP told the SP to investigate the case very well to convict the accused. Meanwhile, home minister Mekathoti Sucharitha spoke to Siddarth Kaushal and enquired about the fitness of the female currently being dealt with at the Ongole government health facility. Minister Balineni Srinivas Reddy visited the girl in the sanatorium and confident of all assistance from the national government. He said the perpetrators might be added to the e-book, and the hardest punishment can be given to them.
VIJAYAWADA: The sale of dangerous-looking knives and sharp contraptions at a vegetable market within the metropolis makes citizens worry. With no monitoring from the police or the agriculture advertising department, a rhythm bazaar within the town has become a hub for dangerous knives, which may also be used as guns. Swaraj Maidan Rythu Bazaar is the busiest marketplace inside the metropolis and gets more than 2 lakh footfall every week. Hundreds of fruit and vegetable vendors trade on this market. And it’s miles here that knife-dealers have put their sharp wares on show. However, the sale of knives is rooted in the flouting of norms by agriculture department officers. The sale of whatever except agricultural produce is illegitimate in rythu bazaars. Officials, however, had been permitting all sorts of investors, which includes knife-sellers, to install stalls.
Some buyers from Rayalaseema and Rajasthan promote big knives and axes inside the vegetable marketplace, which has taken aback human beings. “We have been taken aback to look massive knives on show in the marketplace. It is not anything, however, establishing doorways to crime inside the metropolis. How can these knives be offered in open markets?” asked K Naga Madhuri, a metropolis-based endorse who frequents the marketplace. When the government of Swaraj Maidan Rythu Bazaar had been contacted, they stated that the sale of knives turned into now not in their observe and they by no means allowed outsiders to sell their produce in the market. “Market is bustling all through Sundays, and around 50,000 dealers go to the marketplace. Some sellers have to have got in and installation their stalls. We typically permit certified farmers to promote their products in the marketplace. So the sale of huge knives isn’t always in our be aware,” stated a senior reputable.
Speaking to TOI, Vijayawada deputy commissioner of police (DCP) Ch Vijaya Rao said that the sale of massive knives and other guns is unlawful. “One can sell the simplest family kitchen knives in the open marketplace. The sBut, the sale of large knives wishes the right license and is also by no means suggestible. Our teams will behavior a chain of inspections in vegetable markets and take stringent action,” he said.