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Develop intel, take action against organised gangs forcing children into begging: LG to Delhi Police

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Baijal directed Thursday to develop intelligence and take action against organised gangs forcing children into in the national capital, his office said.

Baijal directed the force to take exemplary and deterrent action against such gangs.

The directions were issued at a meeting on law and order, chaired by the L-G and attended by Anshu Prakash, senior officers of the and police.

"The directed that Crime Branch and local police should develop intelligence and take action against organized gangs that force children/grownups into and take exemplary and deterrent action against them," the office stated in a statement.

It stated that the also asked the police to visit the families of children included in "Pehchaan Scheme" and "Operation Milap" to provide a sense of security to the parents.

Baijal asked to analyse the statistics of untraced children and the cases in which children are still untraced should be thoroughly investigated, the statement stated.

"The trend of the recovery of children including the places from where they are recovered should also be analysed," the statement added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 21:35 IST
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