Mangaluru, Nov 28, 2014: City Police Commissioner R. Hithendra has said that the Police Department was keeping a strict eye on those resorting to moral policing and added that every possible measure is being taken to ensure that moral policing incidents do not recur.
He was speaking at an interactive meet organised by the Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry here on November 27, Thursday.
Admitting that there had been fracas over cattle theft, transportation issues at some places in the recent times, he said Goonda Act has been imposed on a few resorting to disturbances while rowdy sheet has been opened against a few others.
Referring to the rising cases of cyber crimes in the city, Hithendra informed that permission has been granted to open a Cyber Crime Police station on behalf of the CID in the city. The Station would soon commence operations and cyber crimes would be investigated in Mangaluru in the near future.
On the underworld activities, the Police Commissioner said businessmen have been receiving threatening calls. But only 10 per cent of the threat calls are from the actual underworld dons while the rest are calls by fake dons in the name of underworld elements. The Department is taking serious cognizance of the threat calls, he further stated.
Nigam Vasani, President of KCCI presided over the function.