LG holds meeting to curb street crimes

first_imgNew Delhi: Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal chaired a meeting on Tuesday to review the core preventive strategies to effectively curb various street crimes. L-G directed that senior police officers should themselves patrol the streets during day/night to monitor exercise effectively. According to Raj Niwas press statement, special commissioner (Crime) presented the trend of various types of street crimes and measures already put in place by Delhi Police to effectively curb them. “It was submitted that identification of criminals, Bad Characters, proclaimed offenders, history-sheeters, criminals out of jail on parole/bail etc is being done regularly,” added press statement. Also Read – Cylinder blast kills mother and daughter in Karawal NagarThe statement further added that it was also informed that 64 vulnerable stretches (29 North Zone and 35 South Zone)have been identified by the police like Mathura Road – Ashram Chowk to Badarpur Flyover, Lala Lajpat Rai Road, Signature Bridge to Bhopura Border, Rani Jhansi Road, ISBT Kashmere Gate to Khalsa College, etc and extra patrolling by PCR Vans is being done in these stretches under the supervision of ACP/PCR especially during 10 PM to 3 AM. In regards of curbing of illicit liquor sale, drugs and arms, LG desired that effective action should be taken in coordination with neighbouring states. “LG directed that visibility of police on the streets be enhanced and be further extended inside the residential colonies especially during nights and more Mobikes be put into service,” added press statement.last_img read more

Target Canada reaches deal with former landlords as it nears vote on

TORONTO — Target Canada Co. said Friday it has reached an agreement with its former landlords whose leases were terminated as part of the company’s plans to shut down its Canadian stores.The retailer said the settlement provides a framework for a resolution of its court-supervised windup and deals with the landlords’ claims against both Target Canada and Target Corp.Under the agreement, the landlords will support the company’s plan under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act.Landlords holding guarantees from Target Corp. will receive payment in exchange for a contractual release.The U.S. retailer announced last year it was shutting all of its Canadian stores, only two years after its highly anticipated launch north of the border.Target said the monitor overseeing the process estimates that unsecured creditors will receive approximately 66 per cent to 77 per cent of what they are owed.The company said it expects creditors to have a chance to vote on its plan on May 25 and, subject to approval, intends to seek court approval on June 2. read more