PANAJI: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that 32 complaints have been received pertaining to unruly tourists since April 2018 and up to current year (30.06.2023).
“32 complaints have been received pertaining to unruly tourists since April 2018 and upto current year (30.06.2023); there is no specific place/spot vulnerable for disorderly tourist behavior,” said Sawant
He further said that there is no increase in such incidences. However, if any such cases are reported action taken against the concerned under appropriate provisions of law.
“Police Stations are maintaining foot patrolling and mobile patrolling by deploying staff at the tourist spots in their respective jurisdiction to avoid any untoward incident. PCR Vans are functioning in their• respective Police Station jurisdiction,” said Sawant
Chief Minister Further said that Tourists Police Unit has been created and• functioning under SP North. Pickets duty specially in coastal areas are deployed. Pink Force comprising exclusively of Women Police has been set up to instil confidence among women tourists.
Sawant also said that the State Police Control Room helpline number 112, 2428400 and 2428967 are functioning 24×7. Hoteliers are sensitized through meetings to ensure safety and security of Tourists. Static Pickets and Rotational Pickets are deployed.