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 may be given maximum priority by way of Andhra Pradesh police. He said perpetrators could be treated hard measures and brought to book systematically.
Sawang preferred Prakasham district SP Siddarth Kaushal and other officers for arresting all the five accused inside 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 look to that the case is investigated very well to convict the accused.
Meanwhile, home minister Mekathoti Sucharitha spoke to Siddarth Kaushal and enquired approximately the fitness of the female who’s currently being dealt with at Ongole government health facility. Minister Balineni Srinivas Reddy visited the girl on the sanatorium and confident of all assist from the nation government. He said the perpetrators might be added to e book and hardest punishment can be given to them.
VIJAYAWADA: Sale of dangerous-looking knives and sharp contraptions at a vegetable market within the metropolis is making citizens worry. With no monitoring from the police or the agriculture advertising department, a rythu bazaar within the town has come to be a hub for dangerous knives, which may additionally thoroughly be used as guns.
Swaraj Maidan Rythu Bazaar is the busiest marketplace inside the metropolis and gets footfall of more than 2 lakh every week. Hundreds of fruit and vegetable vendors trade on this market. And it’s miles here that knive-dealers have put their sharp wares on show. However, the problem of the sale of knives is rooted in the flouting of norms by agriculture department officers. Sale of whatever except agricultural produce is illegitimate in rythu bazaars. Officials, however, had been giving permission to all sorts of investors which includes knife-sellers to installation stalls.
Some buyers from Rayalaseema and Rajasthan are promoting big knives and axes inside the vegetable marketplace and this 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 very busy all through Sundays and round 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 produce in the marketplace. 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 sale of massive knives and other guns is unlawful. “One can sell the simplest family kitchen knives in the open marketplace. Sale of large knives wishes 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.