Mangaluru, Dec 11, 2017: A book entitled "Kaige Banda Thuthu’’ authored by retired director general of police Dr D V Guruprasad was released by eminent scholar Na Damodar Shetty at a function held at the City Police Commissioner’s office on December 10, Sunday. The function was also marked by an interaction on Crimes of the Past and Present.
Speaking on the occasion former police officer G A Bava who is also a Congress leader said political interference was affecting the functioning of the Police Department.
Speaking on the occasion, Guruprasad said human intelligence still plays a pivotal role in cracking criminal cases, though the advent of modern technology too helped in a great extent.
Another retired police officer Jayanth Shetty who also spoke said the rise in use of technology has also led to a spurt in crimes.
Harischandra, also a retired police officer, said police personnel should be cautious and keep the identity of police informers a secret.
City Police Commissioner T R Suresh, State Retired Police Officers Association President Pemmayya, District unit president Mitra Heraje and others were present.