Mangaluru, June 01 2017: Mangaluru Rural Police Station has relocated to a rented building near Vamanjoor junction on May 31,Wednesday. For several years it was at a dilapidated building in Maroli.
For over seven years, the station functioned out of an old rice mill building in Maroli after losing its building near Bikarnakatte for the flyover. The city police are still awaiting allocation of land by the district administration for construction of a new building.
Inaugurating the new premises of the police station, Police Commissioner M. Chandra Sekhar said that the process was on to find a site for constructing the new building and police quarters.
Police Commissioner Sekhar presented Mangaluru Rural Police Inspector Mohammed Sharief and his staff a cash reward of Rs. 20,000 for efforts made to find the building. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) K. Shantaraju, DCP (Crime) Sanjeev M. Patil and Assistant Commissioner of Police N.S. Shruthi participated.