Mangalore, Jan 26: The city’s police commissionerate was inaugurated in a programme held at the police ground on Tuesday January 26.
Dr V S Acharya, state home minister, inaugurated the commissionerate by unveiling the name board. Speaking on the occasion, he said that the commissionerate, which has been a need and demand of many years, was essential to maintain better law and order.
“It is a milestone in the development of the state and Mangalore has become the fourth commissionerate of the state”, he said.
Wishing all success to the police department, Dr Acharya said that this commissionerate should become the strongest and the police department has to maintain it as a model for others.
“The commissionerate, with its strength of police, will maintain law and order and tackle crime and other illegal activities easily”, he said.
Ajay Kumar Singh, director general of police, said that the inspector general of police (Western range) Gopal B Hosur will be the in-charge commissioner till further notice. Hosur welcomed all and said that 15 police stations and 2 traffic police stations will come under this commissionerate. District-in-charge minister Krishna J Palemar, Member of Parliament Nalin Kumar, Mayor Shankar Bhat, MLAs Yogish Bhat, U T Khader, Abhayachandra Jain, and Ramanath Rai, deputy commissioner V Ponnuraj, and superintendent of police Dr A Subrahmanyeswara Rao were present on the occasion. (Daijiworld)