Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today held a 10-hour-long meeting on law and order situation in the state and instructed police to curb criminal activities and ensure expeditious investigation.
Chief Secretary Anjani Kumar Singh, Director General of Police P K Thakur, Principal Secretary Home Amir Subhani, Additional Director General of Police (Headquarter) Sunil Kumar and others attended the meeting, an official release said.
Kumar also spoke to Superintendents of Police of all districts in the state through video conferencing and took stock of the situation.
The Chief Minister sought to know from the Deputy Inspector General of Police and the SPs about crime situation at police station level and pending cases, it said.
He instructed the officials to identify the roads where accidents take place frequently and plan a strategy to prevent those, the release stated.
The Chief Minister ordered officials to identify police stations witnessing higher cases of crime against women and speed up the process of investigation to ensure speedy trials, it said.
Kumar also asked the police officials to be prepared for imposing prohibition in the state from April 1, this year, the release stated.