Bhubaneswar, March 18 (LocalWire): Police in the wake of a series of snatching incidents in the city, decided to equip PCR van officials with small firearms, the Police Commissioner said on Monday.
Police have also decided to identify spots prone to snatching for morning walkers.
‘Foot patrolling and motorcycle patrolling will be introduced at those vulnerable spots. Besides, PCR vans will also be mobilized.
Similarly, concerned police stations have also been asked to conduct road blockings in the wee hours,’ said police commissioner, Satyajit Mohanty.
On Friday, a group of miscreants went on a snatching spree in the city and targeted morning walkers. Several people also sustained injuries after they tried to resist the snatchers.