Dhubri, March 4: New Dhubri superintendent of police Mridulananda Sarma said restoring communal harmony and peace in the district was his priority.
Speaking at the news conference at his office here today, Sarma said would also not hesitate to deal the with elements detrimental to maintaining law and order.
“I assure you that those who will disturb social peace and create trouble will not be spared and if required I will personally go to field if my officers were found to be lacking in dealing a situation in any part of the district,” Sarma said.
Replying to a question on trans-border smuggling, particularly cattle, Sarma said he had already instructed to all police stations and police outposts of the district to keep strict vigil on the smuggling of cattle through the border areas.
On the second line of defence manned by border police, Sarma said a proposal was sent to revive and strengthen the police second line of defence.
On growing incidents of road mishaps, Sarma said such incidents had become one of the biggest challenges for the police.
In 2012, around 15,000 people died in road mishaps in Assam alone but he would initiate steps to check this trend by taking some drastic action in collaboration with the district transport office and other departments soon, Sarma added.
The superintendent of police said he was aware of the growing incidents of girl trafficking and he would take up steps to check this menace in the district.
Sarma, while seeking support of media and society, said he would soon chalk out a plan to take action against liquor shop owners and illegal barsand streamline the traffic in Dhubri and other towns of the district.