Strict vigil at picnic spots in Jamshedpur, armed policemen to guard Dimna Lake and Jubilee Park

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Jamshedpur : With onset of winter, denizens of the district have started heading towards the picnic spots and different tourist’s destination. Places like Jubilee Park, Dimna Lake, Tata Steel Zoological Park, Hudco Dam in Telco and Kanderbera, NH 33 are the favourites.

The police administration will provide adequate number of armed police personnel from December 1 till January 10.

“We will provide security to the picnickers. We have decided to deputy two sections of police party at the Dimna Lake area from coming Saturday in view of providing security to the tourists.,” said Vijay Kumar Mahto, deputy superintendent of police.

Similarly, the Jubilee Park which is another point of tourist attraction has also been covered with CCTV.

At the Jubilee Park which use to have a footfall of over 5,000 visitors, including outsiders every week end is going to be covered with Mobile Tigers (cops on bike) and Pink Patrolling.

“In view of visitors at Jubilee Park we have decided to engaged two units of Tiger Mobile exclusively for there. The Tiger Mobile units will remain deputed from 9 am till 9 pm every Saturday and Sunday from this week,” said Sreeniwash, OC, Bistupur police station.

He informed that Pink Patrolling comprised of only lady police official and lady constables will doing the patrolling of the park from morning till late in the evening during the week ends throughout the winter.

The OC said being located at the heart of the city, Jubilee Park becomes most crowded place during the week ends in winter. Moreover, as youngsters tend to create nuisance and sometime committing crime of serious nature, they have to remain extra cautious.

Incidentally, a student of Sakchi-based Graduate School College for Women was today assaulted by her former boy-friend at Jubilee Park.

“The security arrangements have been fairly strict with about a dozen guards in each of the spots, keeping the crowd under control besides monitoring their safety. Since sometimes people are so excited that sometimes we have to be a little tough with them,” said a senior police official.

Sources informed that since people love to visit placers like Dimna, Ghatshila and Patamda additional guards have been stationed for the day shift and one security guard vehicle has been deployed.

All dam sites, waterfalls and other picnic spots in the district are virtually overflowing with visitors these days.Check-posts have been erected at several places on the stretches leading to these spots to check the public, especially youths taking liquor bottles with them. The police have made elaborate security arrangements to ensure the safety of the tourists.

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