Deputy commissioner, Dimapur, Sachin Jaiswal appreciated the five outgoing police officers who had faced many challenges while executing their duties.
By Imna Longchar, TFM Nagaland Correspondent
Dimapur, is the commercial hub of Nagaland and regarded as “mini India” where criminal activities regularly take place and poses a challenge to the uniformed personnel and the civil administration. On Monday, the city bade farewell to five dedicated police officers including Commissioner of Police, Rothihu Tetseo. The other four officers included DCP (Traffic), Jatila Jamir, DCP Dimapur, Naieem Mustafa, DCP (Crime) Bharat Laxman, and T Yarenthung Ngullie, ADCP, Chumukedima.
In a farewell programme held on behalf of the outgoing five dedicated and efficient uniformed officers held at the conference hall of the Commissioner of Police, Dimapur, representatives from various organizations from the churches, civil societies including the Naga Council Dimapur (NCD), Muslim Council Dimapur (MCD), Dimapur Naga Students’ Union (DNSU) were among the attendees.
In his speech, Rothihu extended his gratitude to his subordinate officers, ministerial staffs, DGP, senior officers from the home department and the personnel for assisting and giving him an opportunity in assisting throughout his three years stay as Dimapur’s commissioner of police.
Having been the head of the police team during the peak times of the Covid-19 pandemic, Rothihu said that it was a challenging task for him as well as his subordinates in dealing with the situations but with support and dedicated services rendered by his staff and others, the Dimapur police had given its best efforts in assisting the thousands of returnees working outside the state and including students.
He also acknowledged the Dimapur based media fraternity by stating that because of their positive role in disseminating reports and news, the Dimapur police were also able to bring down the crime rates and other illegal activities in the district.
“The role of the media is very important in dealing law and order situations”, the outgoing commissioner of police said while appealing them to also project positive sides of the society which he termed as very important.
Deputy commissioner, Dimapur, Sachin Jaiswal, in his short speech said that transfers and postings are part and parcel of government employees but one need to look the new assignments with a vision and appreciated the five outgoing police officers who had faced many challenges while executing their duties.
Adding that Dimapur being a place where people from different walks of life cutting across tribes, religion and cities are dwelling, Jaiswal maintained that it is always challenging experience for both the civil administration and the police especially the challenges like the Covid-19 pandemic, inter-state border issues, or conflicts with neighbouring states.
He also extended his appreciation towards the outgoing police officers for their selfless services rendered by stating that they have left a “positive impression” in the mind of Dimapur citizens and beyond.
Earlier, the programme chaired by ADCP (Pro/Traffic), Temsunochet Changkija, started with an invocation by pastor Police Baptist Church (PBC), Dimapur, Rev Rakhu Livi, a special song was presented by PBC Dimapur youth department, while the closing remark was proposed by DCP (HQ), Dr Mhalo Ezung. DCP, Chumukedima, Munesh, also spoke at the programme. Short speeches were also delivered by the outgoing police officers and DPRO Dimapur.