‘Know Your Case’ launched by police gains popularity

The scheme was launched with an objective to bring greater transparency in the police functioning

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, November 14

In Haryana, there is an increasing trend in the number of persons visiting different police stations and units to get the status of their cases or complaints under the ‘Know Your Case’ scheme, this year.

Around 20,180 persons visited in September which is the highest in the first nine months this year.

While giving this information here on Monday, Additional Director General of Police Law and Order Navdeep Singh Virk said that out of the total, 11,670 persons enquired about the progress in complaints and 8,510 obtained information about criminal cases by paying a visit in different police stations in the month of September.

He said that maximum footfall witnessed in district Palwal where 3,101 people directly met the investigation officers or senior officers to enquire about the progress in pending complaints and criminal cases, followed by Gurugram and Faridabad with the figure of 2,745 and 2,514 respectively.

Giving month-wise trend of footfall, Virk said that 18,887 persons visited in different police stations in the month of January; 18,036 in February; 19,396 in March; 18350 in April; 13,812 in May; 18,746 in June; 19,462 in July and 19,945 persons in the month of August. The rise in footfall shows a steps towards transparent and public-oriented policing in the state.

It may be mentioned here that the Haryana Police had launched ‘Know Your Case’ scheme with the objective to bring greater transparency and accountability in the police functioning. Under this, all supervisory officers, station house officers, investigating officers as well as MHCs are present in their respective police stations and units along with the latest status to attend the complainants.

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