Karnataka CM orders strict action against inflammatory social media posts


Bengaluru, May 23 (IANS). Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday gave clear instructions to the state police to initiate stern action against inflammatory posts on social media in the state.

Presiding over a meeting of top police officers in the Vidhansabha, the Chief Minister said that they should be more careful to maintain peace and co-existence in the society. CM Siddaramaiah reiterated that strict action should be initiated against those who disturb peace in the society. The police should also put a stop to the drug trade.

As per media reports, the CM also asked the police to find a solution to the traffic problem in Bengaluru and crack down on cyber crimes in the state. He further said that the people have elected the government with the hope of change and the officers should solve the problems of the people.

Apart from this, CM Siddaramaiah has also asked senior officers to visit and inspect police stations. People who come to complain should not be treated as accused and police officers should treat them cordially. He said that their problems would be solved.

CM said that our government will not tolerate hooliganism, informal club activities and drug mafia in the state. If they are promoted, strict action will be taken against the officials. CM warned that we will praise good personnel and if there is any laxity in duty, we will start action without any hesitation.

Deputy CM DK Shivakumar, cabinet ministers KJ George, KH Muniyappa, BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan, MB Patil and Satish Jarkiholi were also present in the meeting.



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