Two persons including a history sheeter were detained under the Prevention of Anti Social Activities Act 2006 and sent to prison by police in Udaipur on Thursday.
Police took action against Alam Khan a resident of Alipura area and Vishnu Sen a resident of Amet Bhawan, Bhrampol Gate area who were involved in series of serious crimes in the city.
Khan is a hebitual offender and a historysheeter of Bhopalpura police station, he is having 19 cases registered against him for committing crime like smuggling of drugs and contrabands, supply of illegal arms and assualts while accused Sen is also having 25 criminal cases registered against him in relation tovthe serious crime like burgalary, attempt of loot, assualt, supply of illegal arms and decoity.
Viewing the criminal history of both the accused and considering the severness of it the District Collector Udaipur Anandi ordered the police to detian both of them and to send them to jail for maximum period, Sp Kailash Chandra Bishnoi said.
Both the accused were booked under detained under section 3 (1) of the Rajpasa Act.
Upon getting the orders of the collector the Station House Officer detianed Alam Khan on 12th February while the Station House Officer of Ambamata Police Station Laxman Ram detained accused Sen and on 13th February and sens him to jail.
Mewara told DU that the state government has empowered the District Collector for taking action under RajPasa Act on 22.1.20 and asked to identify the notorious criminals that can be a threat for the society and to take strict action against them under the provisions of the act.
Following that the police on verification found the that both the accused Sen and Khan can be a threat to the society and detianed them under the Rajpasa Act.
According to Sp this was the first such action of the district to be taken against any criminal under the provisions of Rajasthan Prevention of Anti Social Activities Act, but he assured that the process will continue as more criminals will be identified and detained under the Rajpasa Act soon.