PSCA secures 16,132 observations during September

Published: October 3, 2018



The Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA) secured more than 16,132 observations out of which 75 cases warranted FIRs. Further, the Police Response Unit (PRU) and Dolphin Squad intercepted 1,710 suspicious individuals after checking 1,451 vehicles.

The authority issued law and order statistics along with Punjab Police Integrated Command, Control and Communication Centre’s (PPI3) for the month of September.

A total of 1,244 vehicles and motorcycles were spotted and intercepted for having non-standard license plates including those who had none at all.

The 15 emergency helpline received 389,334 calls out of which 266,077 were considered hoaxes while 39,871 were genuine concerns. Around 22,870 of the calls inquired about information, consultancy, traffic management or assistance from the traffic police.

The media monitoring centre continued its campaign regarding road safety, e-challaning and efficiently using the 15 help line.

PPIC3 also served requests for electronic data evidence by Punjab police and other law enforcement agencies related to 224 heinous crimes. The centre also showed footage to investigation officers on 708 instances.

The authority also extended their services in 1,376 rescue cases and 1,915 cases pertaining to traffic queries and emergency calls. The PSCA public safety application also set the bar high by contributing to the recovery of 4 missing people, three cars, 155 motorcycles and 2 rickshaws through the lost and found centre.

PSCA had initiated a crackdown, in coordination with Punjab police and the traffic police, against illegal vehicles.

It utilized its public address sound systems at around 250 locations across the city on important national days. These systems were tasked to manage traffic, conflict and mobs in any situations.

The PSCA spokesperson said that they are determined to extend their services and cooperate with law enforcement agencies.


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