Yachuli gets a B class police station; Bamang Felix appeals to all to use PS as a correction and service center

YACHULI, Jul 5: The Home Minister Bamang Felix has informed that a committee constituted by Chief Minister Pema Khandu is studying the Kimin fiasco and will submit a report within this week. Talking to the press here on Monday after inaugurating a new B class police station, the home minister assured that whoever is behind the act will be punished as per the law of the land.

He also made it clear that not a single inch of Arunachal land will be sacrificed and blamed the communication gap for the Kimin incident. The home minister said the state government with the help of central government will explore possibilities of resolving border row with Assam as soon as possible.

Earlier addressing the gathering after inauguration the new police station here under Lower Subansiri district the home minister Felix termed drug abuse as the biggest threat to the future of the state. “Our future is at stake as youths are turning towards drugs. Therefore, state police have launched a war against drugs with the target of making state drug free,” he said.

The police station shall not only work as a place to bring the accused and take them to task but the station should be used and utilized as a place for a correction centre and also in several cases it should work as a service center to the general public and humanity in time of need 24×7. He said.

The home minister said that police officials involved in drug peddling and consumption will face serious consequences for their action. “Already we have arrested 31 police personnel and also suspended them for involvement in drug peddling. No one will be spared,” he warned.

The Education Minister Taba Tedir in his address thanked Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Home Minister Bamang Felix for promptly agreeing to sanction the B class police station for Yachuli town.

“For now the police station will function from the guest house and barracks provided by the Forest department. In future hopefully it will operate from the permanent structure when it is ready,” he said. Further dwelling on Potin to ANYA gate stretch of Trans Arunachal Highway, he said the work is progressing smoothly. “I conduct meetings every month with administration, police and contractors to review the progress of the work. I am hopeful that in the next one year there will be visible changes on ground,” said Tedir.

The DGP R P Upadhyaya in his address shared that despite Covid 19 situation 18 new police stations along with two fire stations have been inaugurated in the last one and half year. “10 major projects have also been completed and are readying to be used. The state government is very supportive to the needs of the police,” said DGP. He also declared that state police have launched a war against drug abuse. “Till now 200 FIRs have been registered and 700 drug peddlers arrested in the last few months. This fight against drugs will get bigger in the coming days. Right now we are in the first stage of the fight,” he said.

The DGP also shared that case has been registered in the Kimin incident and investigation started

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