25 January 2021, Chandigarh, IN: In view of the violent incidents in several areas during the ‘Farmers Tractor March’ in the national capital Delhi on Republic Day, Director General of Police (DGP) Haryana, Mr. Manoj Yadava issued a ‘high alert’ directing all district police chiefs to be extremely vigilant.
The DGP said that all Commissioners of Police, Range ADGP/IGs and Superintendents of Police have been asked to be on high alert mode to deal strictly with rioters and miscreants. Additional force has also been deployed in sensitive areas. Not only this, the intelligence wing of the police is also monitoring the entire situation.
The DGP warned that the police will not take any kind of risk now. All those who try to disturb law and order in the state would be dealt strictly. The rioters and those who instigated the riot through any kind of rumor will be taken into custody and dealt as per the law.
He said that after the unfortunate incident in Delhi today, the farmers are returning to their destinations. For this, the police have been asked to remain extra vigilant. The police will also ensure their safe return while keeping a close watch on all the people. During this time, if anyone tries to damage the property of the state government including government offices, vehicles, and disturb the law and order then the police will not hesitate to use force. The State Police Force will also patrol high risk points with round the clock vigilance, he added.
Keeping eye on social media
Mr. Yadava said that under the guise of the present situation, some anti-social elements with an intention to grind their own axe, can also try to disturb peace through rumours. Police are also keeping a close eye on social media. Strict action will be taken if any kind of misleading, provocative, provoking and anarchic post is shared or forwarded on social media. People should not pay attention to the rumours and follow the Haryana Police website and Twitter handle for the latest updates, added the DGP.