Given that Ghaziabad is emerging as a major hub of housing, infrastructure and industrial development and also a major transit route for tourists, any criminal incident involving use of weapons in robbery, dacoity etc. is a cause of serious concern. It is seen that nowadays criminal are no longer afraid to resort to use of weapons even against police officers mainly due to their possible political patronage or lengthy and prolonged judicial hearings often leading to their acquittals. Lack of coordination between police departments of NCR cities is another issue of concern.
Therefore, there is an imperative need for greater cohesion between the police and local citizens, which may lead to increased input of information on criminal elements and their activities. more