Bhubaneswar, Mar 15: Odisha Police has launched a Special Drive to arrest persons against whom NBW from a Court is pending. The special drive took place from March 7 to 14.
The main aim of the drive was to bring the absconders who were avoiding trial, to justice and thereby expedite trials held up for that reason. Special attention was given to cases where NBW was pending for long, especially in GR & ST cases.
During this special drive a total of 3988 warrants have been executed by arresting the wanted persons and producing them before the concerned court. Some of the accused persons arrested during this drive have been evading law and absconding for years together. 3395 warrants were in GR and ST cases and remaining 593 in other cases.
All the districts have shown initiative and drive in executing pending NBWs.
However, Ganjam district Police has executed 452 NBWs which is highest. It is followed by Kendrapara district Police who have executed 307 NBWs and Balasore district Police who executed 298 NBWs. These Ss.P have been issued appreciation letter by DGP.