Kerala Police have
launched a special drive to curb drug trafficking, sand smuggling, contraband
and gang attacks with a view to nab and prosecute the culprits. Anil Kant, State
Police Chief, has issued guidelines for the project titled ‘Operation Kaaval’.
Police Chiefs will form a special team to find those who are absconding after
committing various crimes. The list of those involved in anti-social activities
will be prepared by the Special Branch and those included in the list will be
closely monitored. The State Special Branch will confidentially monitor who are
on parole to see if they are violating the terms of the bail. If found guilty, action
will be taken to remand them after cancelling the bail.
The investigation will be intensified after observing the movements of
the accused in criminal cases and suspected culprits. Their hideouts will be raided
Database of the people who have criminal backgrounds will be prepared at
the district level. If necessary, they will be arrested under KAAPA. The
District Police Chiefs will prepare complete details of the history-sheeters.
Accused in various criminal cases registered in the State will be
arrested within a few days. Police will take a special effort to bring people
behind conspiracy in the cases. Vehicles used for criminal activities will be
Special Branch DySPs are also directed to submit the action taken report
every morning to the State Police Chief through the District Police Chiefs.