The first ever Assam Police SPs Conference was held in Kaziranga on Wednesday.
The conference, which was attended by Superintendents of Police (SPs) of all the 33 districts of Assam, was chaired by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
Apart from the SPs, other top ranking Assam Police officials including DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta and Additional DGP Harmeet Singh.
The conference discussed the present law and order situation in all the districts of the State.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the conference discussed ways to “firm up robust strategies for their handling including efficient investigations”.
CM Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted: “Prudent policing is vital for good governance. Glad to be joining SPs of @assampolice at a day long deliberation to review law & order and brainstorm on internal issues, and firm up robust strategies for their handling including efficient investigations.”
Prudent policing is vital for good governance. Glad to be joining SPs of @assampolice at a day long deliberation to review law & order and brainstorm on internal issues, and firm up robust strategies for their handling including efficient investigations@HMOIndia pic.twitter.com/taelIGVVPK
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) June 9, 2021
Prior to the start of the conference, CM Sarma also received Guard of Honour from an Assam Police contingent.
Today morning, Hon. CM @himantabiswa received Gaurd of Honour in the event of 1st Assam Police SP Conference, a day long cerebration to review various issues including law & order, and create a way forward. @CMOfficeAssam @assampolice@HMOIndia#Assam #Kaziranga pic.twitter.com/aEUsSQ7IqK
— DGP Assam (@DGPAssamPolice) June 9, 2021
Assam Agriculture Minister Atul Bora and State Finance Minister Ajanta Neog also attended the conference.
Notably, Assam Police has launched a crusade against illegal drug trade in the State.
Over the last few weeks, drug traders and smugglers in hundreds have been arrested and massive consignments of contraband items have been seized in different parts of the State.
In May, 2439 grams of heroin, 91 kgs of ganja, 17551 bottles of cough syrup, around 1.57 lakh methamphetamine tablets and 14.16 grams of morphine were seized.
Over 1000 people have been arrested and 618 cases registered since the crackdown on drugs began in January.