Aurangabad, Maharashtra: Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse-Patil has announced that 5,200 vacancies in the state police force will be filled before December 31 and thereafter, another 7,000 posts in the force will be filled.
Addressing a press conference here on Monday after meeting top police officials, he said that discussions were held about providing good housing and good facilities to the police personnel.
He further said that he gave instructions to treat the common man with courtesy and to probe crimes against women with sincerity and to punish the guilty.
Expressing serious concern over growing incidents of financial crimes and cyber crimes, the new Home minister directed the Economic Offences Wing and the Cyber Cell to do a good job,
He also instructed police officials to take cases of women being slandered through social media seriously.
The process of giving jobs to the children of the police personnel who died of Covid has been completed, he said and informed that the work of giving Rs 50 lakh has also been nearly completed.
Whatever remains will be given immediately, he added.
Speaking on the occasion, director general of police Sanjay Pandey, who also accompanied with home minister, said that if the police have enough evidence to investigate in former minister and Shiv Sena MLA Sanjay Rathod case, then such an investigation can be done suo moto, but such situation was not seen in this case, he added.