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Police prepare special security plan for keeping Thamel, Durbarmarg areas open 24 hours


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2024 Apr 11, 13:07,

The Nepal Police has prepared a special security plan for keeping Thamel and Durbarmarg areas open round the clock.

Chief of the District Police Range Kathmandu, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Bhupendra Bahadur Khatri, said this while speaking in an interaction program on minimization of drug abuse and cyber crimes, organized here today by Community Service Centre Tundaldevi and Police Circle Maharajgunj and Maligaun.

"Police is carrying out a thorough study of the possible crime-prone areas for opening Thamel and Durbarmarg areas for 24 hours. Nepal Police would gear ahead towards making the two tourism business markets more vibrant by managing additional human resources of the Nepal Police and the Tourist Police," SSP Khatri said.

Stating that the incidents of drug abuse and cyber crime have increased throughout the country including the federal capital Kathmandu in recent days, he asserted that the Kathmandu Police is vigorously working for controlling these.

According to him, 3,700 complaints of misuse of social sites have been filed with the Kathmandu Police in the current fiscal year. Similarly, he said, more than 4,000 cases related to narcotics abuse have been registered throughout the country.

Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Ward No 4 Chair, Dinesh Maharjan, said all the damaged roads in the Ward would be blacktopped within the next year. He urged one and all, especially the students and parents, to be aware against drug abuse and cyber crime.

President of the Community Service Centre Tundaldevi, Ram Prasad Neupane informed that the Centre has been collaborating with the Community Police Service Centre for ending the anomalies, aberrations and ant-social activities in Chandol, Dhumbarahi, Baluwatar and Chundevi, Tundaldevi area. He added that the Community Service Centre has been conducting public awareness raising programmes for controlling incidents of drug abuse and cyber crime.

Chief of the Police Circle Maharajgunj, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Ambar Bahadur Thapa Chhetri said the police, in collaboration with the community, have been running various public awareness based programmes, citing that the youths were embroiled in drug abuse and cyber crime in the recent time.

Government former secretary Shyam Prasad Mainali, former Additional Inspector General of Police (AIG) Amar Singh Shah, Principal of Newton Higher Secondary School Ram Bahadur Thapa, among other speakers, underscored on keeping the students safe from drug abuse and cyber crime.

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