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Faulty e-challan googly from Vijayawada traffic police stumps motorists

While some approached the police directly, others have vented their ire on social media and demanded cancellation of the invoices issued to them.

20 Jan 2021

Vijayawada police set sights on curbing drug menace, gambling

Top cop lists women’s safety and curbing cybercrimes, property offences as priorities, says task force, intelligence depts strengthened to check illegal activities

02 Jan 2021

Over 40% accidents in Andhra Pradesh took place during night hours, killing 1,800 people 

According to the Road Accidents in India-2019 report, Andhra Pradesh has reported a total of 21,992 accidents, in which 7,984 people were killed and 24,619 injured, in 2019.

13 Dec 2020

20 chain-snatching incidents in two months keep Krishna police on toes

The sudden spurt in chain-snatching incidents in small towns and villages in the district in the past two weeks raises alarm bells.  

12 Dec 2020

Hotel Swarna Palace fire: Forensic committee probe rules out short-circuit angle

During the course of investigation, two teams of Forensic Department officials examined the hotel premises twice and observed that there was no sign of electric short circuit at the scene.

02 Dec 2020

Install LHMS App while going out on vacation, Vijayawada police urge denizens

The city police launched the LHMS App in 2017 to prevent burglaries when the owners are out of town, particularly during the vacation.

23 Nov 2020

Swarna Hotel conducts repairs without police nod

District administration halts renovation works and issues notices to management for violating orders; VMC chief to probe incident.

20 Nov 2020

Go extra mile to win hearts: DGP  Gautam Sawang

Directs cops to behave properly with public, warns of action against errant officials

18 Nov 2020

After friend’s accident, youngsters spend their Sunday filling up potholes 

On Sunday, eight of his friends, all below the age of 30 years and residents of Ambedkar Colony in Kanchikacherla town, started repairing the road with cement. 

16 Nov 2020

Andhra Pradesh reorganisation: Seven commissionerates, 29 police units likely  

An expert committee formed by the Home department made a detailed analysis of the attachments and detachments of subdivisions to the new units.

14 Nov 2020

18 police stations to merge with Vijayawada Commissionerate

Meanwhile, Krishna district police unit would see its jurisdiction reduced by almost two sub-divisions from 51 law and order police stations to 35. 

11 Nov 2020

CTF sleuths collaborate with deaddiction centres to wean youth away from drugs

Teenagers are more vulnerable to drug addiction as per medical practitioners and experts. City-based psychiatrist Vishal Indla said adolescents are more prone to drug addiction.

03 Nov 2020

Stats wrong, Andhra didn’t have most cases against police: DIG Technical Services Pala Raju

During verification, it was found that incorrect information was sent to the NCRB. 

05 Oct 2020

Vijayawada ranks first in crimes against elderly: NCRB

Ironically, Vijayawada, which has witnessed many initiatives and reforms in the police department in the past three years, stood first in terms of crimes against senior citizens.

03 Oct 2020

Village defence squads prevent attacks on 10 places of worship

Apart from focusing on temples, the VDS teams also collect details of anti-social elements in their respective villages and have created a database. 

02 Oct 2020