74 cases of possession of an illegal gun registered in last 5 years: CM
PORVORIM: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant informed the house that 74 cases of possession of Illegal guns were registered during the period from 2015 to 2022 till date.
“Maximum efforts are being taken to extract the source; Maximum efforts are being taken to extract the source. However, the accused does not disclose the sources or the chain of contacts breaks after a certain level,” said CM Sawant.
He further said that day and night patrolling is maintained at Bus stands, Railway Stations and other vulnerable areas.
“Intelligence is also being collected, and informants are deployed to find out persons indulging in drug activities. Round the clock Nakabandi is maintained at the Border Check Post with sufficient staff to check the vehicles entering the States,” he said.
Sawant said that when drug peddling information is received, the Police promptly raid the person/place, and cases are registered against the culprits under appropriate sections of law.
“No illegal gun has been seized at Border Check post. However, two cases under NDPS Act are booked by Collem Police Station at Border Check Post, Mollem,” he informed.