Mangaluru: ADGP Alok Kumar ordered the officials to continue surveillance at the Karnataka-Kerala border for one year.
He was speaking to the reporters after a meeting with DK, Udupi District Police officials at the Mangalore Commissioner’s office on Thursday.
Kumar said, ” Check posts have been set up at 12 places in the border areas and 6 places under the jurisdiction of the city police. The check posts will function for the next year in order to control any untoward incidents as per the instructions of the CM. Also, the restrictions imposed from 6 pm to 6 am will be gradually lifted.”
In the wake of spate of murders leading to communal flare-up in the coastal district of Dakshina Kannada, the Mangaluru Police Commissioner N Shashi Kumar earlier today ordered ban on men riding pillion in the Mangaluru police Commissionerate area at night.
The ban which came into effect from today would remain in force from 6 PM to 6 AM till August 8. But, children below 18 years of age, elderly persons and women have been exempted from the restriction.