Toll-free helpline to share info on criminals
New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Friday released a toll-free helpline number on which the general public can share information on crimes and criminals anonymously, officials said. Reward will be provided for the 'eyes and ears' scheme “for useful information”, Special Commissioner of Police Sanjay Singh said on Twitter. “Join as 'EYES & EARS' of @DelhiPolice. You can give information about crime & criminals at a Toll Free HELPLINE No. 14547. Caller has the option to disclose his identity or not & it is kept secret. Reward is given for useful information in appropriate cases #TogetherSafeDelhi,” he tweeted.
‘Give protection to same-sex interfaith couple'
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the Delhi Police to provide protection to a same-sex interfaith couple. The couple is facing threats from one of the petitioner's family, approached the High Court seeking protection. One of the petitioners is Hindu, the other is Muslim. Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar directed the local police to provide protection to the petitioners. He also directed the concerned Station House Officer (SHO) and beat officer to provide their numbers to the petitioner so that they can be contacted by the couple and the court directed them to respond immediately.
Man found hanging from ceiling fan
New Delhi: The body of a 40-year-old man was found hanging from a ceiling fan inside a house in Delhi's Dwarka area on Friday morning. At 11:23 am, police received information that foul smell was emanating from a flat in Sector 16B. The house was found locked from inside. A fire brigade was called and the door was broken open, a senior police official said.Inside the house, the body of the man was found hanging from the ceiling fan with a plastic rope, he said. The deceased was identified as Mayank Khatri (40). He was unemployed, the official said.
‘G’gram water supply line important project’
New Delhi: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal said that Gurugram water supply line is an important project, which will cater to the drinking water needs of Gurugram and Manesar population, as projected up to the year 2050. Also, the Mewat feeder project has also been prepared and both these projects will cost about Rs 2,267 crore. The Chief Minister was presiding over a meeting with the officials of the Irrigation and Water Resources department regarding remodeling of Gurugram water supply line in Gurugram. During the meeting, a detailed discussion was also held regarding the concept of Mewat feeder pipeline project with a presentation. Chief Executive Officer, Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) PC Meena joined the meeting virtually.
Min holds review meet for manual scavengers
New Delhi: Identifying and rehabilitating manual scavengers in Delhi and ensuring safety and training of sanitation workers who clean septic tanks, Delhi government's SC/ST Minister Raaj Kumar Anand on Friday held a preparedness review meeting with the officials of various departments and expressed concern that some of people who died in cleaning sewer have not been paid the compensation so far. According to government’s data a total of 105 such cases in Delhi, the relatives of 17 people have not yet been paid the full amount of compensation. The meeting was also attended by DM, SDM, Delhi Police, Delhi Jal Board, Municipal Corporation, SC/ST Department and senior officers from various departments working on it.