Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday chaired a law and order meeting with Deputy Commissioners (DCs) and Superintendents of Police (SPs) of all districts through video conferencing at his conference hall at Janata Bhawan.
In the meeting, CM Sonowal directed all SPs to ensure swift and correct filing of chargesheets in all crimes against women and children so that justice can be given to the victims. No criminal should be able to get away taking advantage of the loopholes in law and that must be ensured by filing an accurate charge-sheet, he said.
He also directed the DCs and SPs to conduct intensive awareness campaigns with active participation of students, teachers, NGOs, village heads (Gaon Burhas), village defence forces, panchayat members, ASHA workers, anganwadi workers etc so that people are made aware to prevent heinous crimes taking place against children and women in all corners of the state.
The Chief Minister also directed the SPs of all districts to personally monitor all such cases, stated a government press communiqué.
Issuing a directive to the DCs of all districts to ensure completion of repair works of embankments within stipulated timeframe through strict monitoring, the Chief Minister instructed the Jorhat DC to prevent erosion caused by Brahmaputra river at Nimati Ghat by monitoring the works closely.
CM Sonowal also directed the DCs and SPs of Dibrugarh and Dhemaji districts to ensure speedy completion of Bogibeel Bridge so that it can be opened for the public at an early date. Infrastructure development related all national projects must be accorded top priority by the DCs and SPs, he added.
The Chief Minister also directed the SPs of all districts to act strongly against drug trafficking and illegal syndicates, it added.