Combating terrorism tops Delhi Police agenda (Lead)

January 6th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The war against terror will top the Delhi Police agenda this year since the capital is vulnerable to such strikes, Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta said Friday.

Addressing the annual press conference of Delhi Police, Gupta said: “In 2012, we will focus on terror groups and the war against terror will be the top agenda of Delhi Police, as metros like Delhi and Mumbai are more vulnerable to terror attacks.”

Gupta told reporters that police are continuously engaged in tackling the menace.

He said that a pan-India Indian Mujahideen (IM) module was busted and its seven operatives were arrested in November 2011.

“We also busted a Babbar Khalsa International module and arrested Pakistan nationals who were associated with ISI (Inter Services Intelligence),” Gupta told reporters.

Besides, safety of women and senior citizens in the capital will feature on the priority list. “We will also try to curb the crime against women and senior citizens in the capital,” Gupta said.

According to the commissioner, 12,788 complaints were registered by senior citizens in 2011.

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