Thursday, December 25, 2014
Bike patrolling stopped in Bolangir for paucity of fund and manpower;By SudhirMishra/Bolangir
The bike patrolling introducing in Bolangir town just two months ago by Bolangir Police has been stopped due to shortage of manpower and money.
After two years of introduction of PCR van patrolling, the Balangir police started motorcycle patrolling in the town area and . Police personnel were seen moving in bikes in different streets and residential areas where the PCR vans cannot reach easily.
According to sources at least 12 more police personnel required to resume the bike patrolling and funds should be earmarked for that, to take it up further .There is shortage of manpower in Bolangir police station
The PCR van service came as a big help for the denizens of Balangir during last year. It has not only reached crime spots but also taken people meeting accidents to hospitals for treatment, points out the source further.