Special police stations to tackle power, water theft

December 6th, 2011 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS  

Chandigarh, Dec 5 (IANS) Stealing power or water in Haryana will not be easy for offenders now.

The Haryana government Monday announced that seven police stations have been set up in the state to deal exclusively with cases of irrigation and power departments.

An official spokesman said that the police stations had been set up at Ambala, Karnal, Rohtak, Jind, Rewari, Gurgaon and Faridabad.

These police stations will deal only with cases of power and irrigation departments.

The jurisdiction of Ambala police station would be Ambala, Panchkula, Yamunanagar and Kurukshetra. The jurisdiction of Karnal police station would be Karnal and Panipat, the jurisdiction of Rohtak police station would be Rohtak, Jhajjar and Sonipat, the jurisdiction of Jind police station would be Jind and Kaithal, of Rewari would be Rewari, Mahendragarh and Bhiwani, of Gurgaon would be Gurgaon and Mewat and of Faridabad would be Faridabad and Palwal.

He said that these police stations would have the power to investigate offences punishable under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Electricity Act.

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