On Saturday, the Pune City Police, Pimpri-Chinchwad Police and Pune Rural Police have taken steps to maintain law and order and prevent any untoward incidents in their jurisdictions after the Supreme Court delivers the Ayodhya verdict.
According to Indian Express, Police have also warned of action against those found to be spreading objectionable content on social media. Police are keeping a close watch on social media posts. Joint Commissioner of Police Ravindra Shisve told tke leading daily, “We are prepared. A force comprising 500 officers and 8,500 personnel will be on duty. Even police personnel on leave have been called in. We appeal to people to maintain peace.”
On Friday, Pune police appealed local residents, especially those using social media, to prevent posting any content that will hurt sentiments of persons from any religion. In a press release cops asked Pune residents to inform the cyber police station on 020-29710097, 8975433100 and 8975283100 about any suspicious and objectionable information on social media platforms.
On Thursday, police had organised meetings with leaders of different communities and other prominent persons, including those who are part of various committees, at all police stations in Pune City Police and Pimpri-Chinchwad jurisdictions.