Industrialist up in arms against rising crimes

FPJ BureauUpdated: Sunday, June 02, 2019, 09:02 AM IST
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OUR STAFF REPORTER Indore Raising their voice against increasing cases of crimes in industrial areas here, industrialists appealed to the district administration for suitable action against goons active in the area.

They also urged the adm

inistration to develop adequate infrastructure in these pockets.

Peeved over inadequate security and basic infrastructural facilities at Pithampur industrial area, Pithampur Industrial Organisation president Gautam Kothari on Friday appealed to the district administration to provide adequate facilities in the area as the police department completely failed to stop thefts cases. Similarly, the industrial area is also facing water shortage, no road connectivity and lack of street light facilities affecting the industrial productivity.

Speaking about rising number of theft cases, Kothari said for past several months thieves in groups caused damage to the tune of lakhs of rupees to factories as they stole valuable scrap from factories after pelting stones on security guards. Despite several incidents of dacoity police just registered theft case against the unidentified miscreants and are slack in taking action against them resulting in rising cases of crimes, he alleged.

alt145alt146 We have already informed Inspector General of Police and the State Chief Minister in this regards, but they only assured us to provide proper facilities.

But no action has been taken till datealt146, Kothari added.

Meanwhile, president of Association of Industries in Madhya Pradesh Ashok Jaiswal submitted a memorandum addressed to the divisional commissioner, where in they urged the administration to complete Banganga over bridge as early as possible or provide alternate road to industries till its completion.

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