Call th­ese num­bers in an emer­gency

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - NAVI MUMBAI - G Mo­hi­ud­din Jeddy ht­for­nav­i­mum­bai@hin­dus­tan­

VASHI: The Navi Mum­bai po­lice have re­leased tele­phone num­bers on which the res­i­dents can call dur­ing emer­gen­cies or to re­port any un­to­ward in­ci­dent.

Po­lice have said that the res­i­dents can call 100, 27561099 or 27574928.

Sha­haji Umap, deputy com­mis­sioner of po­lice (zone I), who is in charge of NMMC ju­ris­dic­tion area, “We have planned strict po­lice ban­dobast for new year’s eve. There will be fixed points naka­bandi, beat mar­shall pa­trolling and women po­lice per­son­nel pa­trolling as well.”

He added, “Dur­ing ban­dobast, naka­bandi will be held at prom­i­nent chowks and bar­ri­cades will be used for check­ing ve­hi­cles. At some places, breath anal­y­sers will also be pressed into ser­vice to check for drink driv­ing.”

The traf­fic po­lice too will be out in full force.

Po­lice will be reg­u­larly in­spect­ing gar­den, open spa­ces, carts, mini-seashore in Vashi, Sa­gar Vi­har of CBD among oth­ers to en­sure there is no consumption of al­co­hol there. It has warned of strict ac­tion against such per­sons.

Umap said, “To en­sure that there is no ha­rass­ment of women at ho­tels and other places, there will be po­lice per­son­nel in civil and uni­form. Ho­tel man­age­ments too have been briefed on the is­sue to take ad­e­quate pre­cau­tions.”

Umap said, “Po­lice per­mis­sions to the spec­i­fied ho­tel es­tab­lish­ments for al­low­ing sale of liquor has been ex­tended up to 5am. We have told the hote­liers that if we get any com­plaint of ha­rass­ment or mis­be­haviour with women, the ex­tended per­mis­sion will be can­celled im­me­di­ately at that es­tab­lish­ment.”

“We re­quest all res­i­dents not to drink and drive. We have even planned an aware­ness pro­gramme at Shivaji Chowk to ask peo­ple to wel­come the new year with joy and hap­pi­ness and not in a drunken state,” said Umap.

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