Call these numbers in an emergency
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.