Cops to guard New Year revelers at picnic spots in Jharkhand

By Abha Manakatala - Wed Dec 30, 2:12 pm

Representational Picture courtesy static.news18.com/

Representational Picture courtesy static.news18.com

To celebrate and welcome New year 2016,the state government has decided to deploy security forces at the picnic sports in Jharkhand.

This means that picnickers can hope to have fun in a safe environment with Jharkhand police arming popular winter haunts like Hundru,Johna,Kanke Dam in Ranchi and Dimna Lake, Jubilee Park, Hudco Lake and Narhwa Dam in Jamshedpur with foolproof security.

A section of police personnel, including women, will be deployed at these picnic spots from December 31 to January 10 to ensure that New Year revelers faced no problem.”If the need is felt, the date may be extended beyond January 10″,said a senior police officer.

Jamshedpur senior superintendent of police (SSP) Anoop T. Mathew is already on record saying,necessary instructions had already been issued to the police stations concerned.

Similar statement was given by the police officer in Ranchi”We always provide armed policemen at Hundru,Johna and other picnic spots.This year,we are going to be more vigilant”,said a senior police officer in Ranchi.

Most of these picnic spots are planned to be continuously monitored by deputy superintendents of police of the areas concerned.

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