‘No need to call military force to enforce lockdown’
KALABURAGI, The people of the district are good-hearted. There is no need to call military force to enforce the lockdown strictly as the police are capable of doing the same, opined Kalaburagi Police Commissioner N Satish Kumar.
Speaking to reporters after assuming charge as commissioner here on Friday, he said that the officials have informed that the police are doing a good job.
As per the directions of Deputy Chief Minister Govind Karjol, a route march will be taken out in the City by KSRP battalions.
Machine to spray disinfectant in the crowded places have been installed at various places of the country including Tamil Nadu. Such machines are being installed in four to five places, including APMC in the City, he explained.
The residents of Bengaluru have been denied permission to go in motorbike to bring groceries and vegetables and instead directed to move on foot for the same purpose.
Instead of visiting the faraway shops, the residents
should go to the nearest shops to buy groceries and other essentials and should return home, the commissioner appealed.
As the nationwide lockdown will be in force till April 14, the people should cooperate with the administration to contain the spread of Covid-19. The people should remain indoors, he advised.
DCP D Kishorebabu was present on the occasion.
Prior to this new posting, Satish Kumar was the deputy inspector general of police (KSRP). He also worked as superintendent of police in Kalaburagi, Dakshin Kannada and other places.