Dial 1090 For Operation Suraksha
1,769 persons from different parts of the state apprehended | By Yentha
On Feb 28, 2015

Trivandrum: Kerala police is all set and prepared to eliminate anti-socials from the state. Its “Operation Suraksha” would apprehend all criminals who are involved in land-sand deals, goondas and also those with any criminal record against women and children.

Environmental crimes, such as illegal sand-mining and unauthorised razing of hills and filling of lowlands, would also come under Operation Suraksha. The public could contact the Rural police for complaints against the crimes and criminals involved by dialing call 1090, a toll-free number, to register their complaints. The identity would be kept hidden and the civil rights of all citizens will be protected.

The prograrmme which started this week has already arrested 1,769 persons from different parts of the state under various criminal provisions including 704 criminals from Thiruvananthapuram range, 480 from Kochi range, 330 from Thrissur range and 255 from Kannur range.  

Those who have a criminal history will be tracked as per the programme. Police would act according to the Kerala Anti-Social Activities (Prevention) Act (KAAPA) against them. "The police will concenterate more on smaller crimes so as to avoid severe ones,” said Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala while explaining the programme.

The public can also register their complaints directly by calling 94979 96985 (Rural SP), 94979 90013 (DySP Special Branch), 94979 90014 (DySP DCRB). Additional Director General of Police Arun Kumar Sinha is the state-level coordinator of the programme.
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