Chief Minister dr Pramod sawant said that the Goa police mobile app providing a facility for online registration of complaints by citizens would be ready within a month
Chief minister was speaking after the inauguration of a police outpost at betim as part of the birthday celebrations of MLA Kedar Naik besides chief minister also present were vice chairperson of GSIDC deepak naik director general of police Jaspal singh, inspector general of police Omvir singh ,superintendent of police north shobbit saxena, sub divisional police officer Porvorim Vishvesh karpe sarpanch of reis magos sushmita Pednekar, deputy sarpanch shruti Suraj pednekar all the panch members of the reis magos panchayat. The new police outpost has been constructed at the cost of around rs 86 lakh.
The police outpost includes facilities’ such as an inspector’s cabin, lock up room, barrack, O.P incharge room, reporting cum waiting room and a conference room for the police’s community outreach programme. The design of the building takes it clues from Goan architecture namely the colour pallet colonnade and screens at the entrance and also the Mangalore roof wooden louvered windows and flooring patterns
Using the identity proof, citizens can lodge their complaints online, and Goa police will act on it,” he added.
“ Betim outpost has historical significance as freedom fighter Mohan Ranade had attempted armed robbery at the outpost with the intention of looting weapons.
Chief Minister further said that State has the highest 94 per cent crime detection rate and once again reiterated that non-Goans are involved in major criminal cases and urged citizens to be alert.
Goa has the highest crime detection rate in the country due to the efficiency of Goa police; I urge citizens to help reduce crime by being alert,” he said.
He further said that People from outside come here to set up their crime businesses and that cyber crimes are increasing at alarming rates.
Sawant said that ‘outsiders’ are responsible for the maximum number of law and order issues in the State.
“In maximum incidents, people from outside the State are involved,” said Sawant. He also claimed that police have control over the law and order situation, and in 99 per cent of cases, detection of the culprit happens within 24 to 72 hours.
DGP Jaspal Singh said that his department has charted out a program for educating people’s representative institutions on cybercrime.