PANAJI: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant today said that he will move a note to Traffic Police to crack down on tinted glasses installed in four wheelers in view of many crimes.
CM Sawant was replying to the calling attention raised by Poriem MLA Dr Deviya Rane wherein she said that there were rising cases of child kidnapping.
Deviya also suggested to the government to try and act on tinted car glass violators. Deviya was also backed by other legislators on this issue.
“I will issue instructions to traffic cell to crackdown on tinted vehicles. At first we used to fine the violators but now we will immediately ask police to act and remove these tints,” said Sawant.
He further said that it is not correct to say that there are increasing instances of attempt of kidnapping of children and trespass in schools.
“In terms of reporting of such incidents. during the entire 2023 and till February 06, 2024 only one incident of attempt of kidnapping of children has been reported on January 31, 2024 by the father of the nine years old victim girl at Valpoi Police Station,” said Sawant.
Sawant also said that School authorities have also been instructed to install CCTV cameras at the school premises for identification of trespassers/ anti-social elements.
“Also requested to deploy Security Guard and to maintain Visitor’s Register. Suspected persons found moving near the school/college premises during odd hours are rounded up and interrogated thoroughly,” he added.
Meanwhile, the Chief Minister said that vehicles are deployed to enhance the visibility of women police presence in order to create more friendlier, conductive, safe and secured environment for women and children in the State.