Indore: To connect people in their campaign against crime, the city police launched a new initiative, ‘Crime Watch’ on Tuesday.
Launching the initiative, DIG Santosh Singh said: “People play a major role in controlling illegal activities in the City. We have arrested several criminals with the help of public only and now we have launched ‘Crime Watch,’ a social media initiative through which people can inform us about criminal activities through WhatsApp.”
The DIG also added that the identification of the sender would be kept secret. “Now, people don’t have to worry about limit of police station as they can directly contact us through their WhatsApp.
The contact numbers for sending information through the messenger are: 7049124445 and 7049124444. Action over the complaint will be taken in a few minutes,” Singh added.
To spread awareness among people, the DIG inaugurated the initiative by pasting poster of ‘Crime Watch’ on auto-rickshaws and other public transport vehicles.