Panic over Mumbai ACP's 'missing' revolv
AMRITSAR: The negligence of a senior Mumbai police official of the rank of assistant commissioner of police (ACP) created panic in the city after his service revolver got misplaced on Thursday.
Already alert over the terror attack threats in the country, some localshopkeepers raised an alarm after seeing an abandoned bag, which was later seized by the police.
SSP Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh stated that JS Golwalkar, ACP, intelligence, Mumbai, along with his teammates had arrived here after paying obeisance at Vaishno Devi. The ACP had lodged a complaint with Rambagh police station, stating that he had parked his car near the Cooperative Bank branch at Hall Bazaar from where his bag was stolen.
The SSP asked a police team to recover the bag, who took it to a police station and on opening it found one .38-bore revolver, along with 10 cartridges. These were handed over to the ACP after completing the formalities. Golwalkar was not available for comments.
Another abandoned bag was found from the Nehru Shopping Complex, Lawrence Road. After some local shopkeepers and passersby spotted it they informed the police, which arrived, along with a bomb squad. However, to everyone' relief it was empty.
Meanwhile, at Chheherata a 20-member cop team led by a DSP carried out search operation in busy market places.
Later, police officials held a meeting with cyber cafe owners and asked them to comply with certain directions to check misuse of these. SP (city II) SS Mann, SP (HQ) SS Sidhu and DSP (Civil Line) Randhir Singh participated in the meeting, along with 75 cafe owners.
Kunwar told them to install CCTV cameras in their cyber cafes and comply with other norms also.