‘Police-community partnership’ security drive launched

Kathmandu Metropolitan Police, Police-community partnership security drive

KATHMANDU, March 27: In order to maintain law and security in the society, the Kathmandu Metropolitan Police have launched the community security drive ‘Police-community partnership’ on Wednesday.

The campaign has been started in the all local levels of the metropolitan with an aim to maintain peace and security in the community.

Under the campaign the police will cooperate with the community to minimize the crime. The police also aim to paste ‘Police-community partnership’ sticker containing emergency police contact numbers at 800,000 houses.

Kathmandu mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya announced the launching of the campaign pasting a ‘Police-community partnership’ sticker in the house of Dinesh Man Joshi, a local resident of Basantapur.

Shakya expressed confidence that the campaign will help maintain peace and security in the community.

DIG Sailesh Thapa Chhetri said that crime can be controlled only through cooperation between law enforcement agencies and the community.

“I am hopeful this campaign will minimize crimes in the society,” he said adding that people can immediately contact the number printed in the sticker if they find any suspicious activities in the neighborhood.