In a wake of recent murder of an elderly woman in the vicinity, the residents of DLF-1 on Monday met the Gurugram Police Commissioner Muhammad Akil at his office and submitted a memorandum demanding increase in police patrol and strengthening police public coordination for the security in the area.
During the meeting, members of DLF-1 RWA requested the commissioner to apprehend the woman's killers at the earliest. RS Rathee, president of Qutub Enclave RWA said, "There is an increase in crime in DLF and we have urged him to strengthen the security arrangements in the area. We are ready to work with the police for enhancement of security in the area."
"People are deeply concerned about security due to increasing criminal cases. There is a sense of unease among the residents after the killing of an elderly woman last week. Few days ago an elderly person's house was robbed. Several similar incidents have been reported in the past. Police needs to be more vigilante and take some steps about ensuring safety of the people." Rathee added.
The residents have requested the police to organise police-public meetings regularly for the better coordination and discuss issues related to the area. They also urged for a joint survey to identify locations for the installation of CCTV cameras in the locality, special campaign for police verification of domestic helps. Dhruv Bansal, a resident of DLF-1 said, "The security system can be strengthened if the police and RWA work in better coordination. DLF management is providing no effective security arrangement. The RWA is ready to extend full cooperation to the police in this matter."
It was decided that the RWA will survey the houses of senior citizens and hand over the complete list to the police so that special security is provided to them. They also demanded to deploy more constables to increase patrolling in the vicinity.
Police Commissioner Mohammad Akil assured the residents that appropriate and timely actions will be taken. He said that the station in-charge will be directed to assist the meeting between RWA and police and to initiate the verification process. He also assured full police cooperation to RWA for the safety of senior citizens.
During the meeting, RWA General Secretary TK Satishan, CM Khurana and other members were also present.