SSP Srinagar ensures action against bribe or favour by any police officer of district, issues helpline
Says, the mindset has to change people should report such incidents
Post by on Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Srinagar, July 18: Srinagar Police in an initiative on Monday requested the general public in Srinagar to come forward and report any bribe or favor by any officer or employee of district Police Srinagar.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Srinagar Rakesh Balwal while speaking to the Rising Kashmir said the purpose of starting the initiative is to ensure transparent policing and urged the people to report if any favour is sought from any officer or employee of the Srinagar district police.
“The gossips have to end, if anyone thinks he or she is being asked for any favour or bribe by any police official or employee of district police Srinagar, they can directly report on the number which we have issued and the identity of the person would be kept hidden”, SSP Srinagar said
In a tweet, Srinagar police wrote, “General Public is requested to bring to light any demand of bribe or favour from any officer/ personnel of district police at 9596770502. This number is directly under supervision of SSP Srinagar. The impetus is on transparent policing &hassle free citizen centric services".
SSP Srinagar added that those who don’t want to make a direct call but want to report any bribe or favour incident can send a text message or can message on Whatsapp.
“The mindset has to change rather than making irresponsible comments or statements on social media, people should report such incidents and I ensure any incident of bribe or favour reported will be taken care of as per the law and those found guilty will be dealt as per the relevant laws”, SSP Srinagar Rakesh Balwal added.