Udupi: In order to make the process of filing complaints easier for the public and help control crimes, the district police launched a special ‘Suraksha’ Police Mobile App on Friday, March 27 at the SP office here.
Annamalai K IPS, District Superintendent of Police, launched the new mobile application ‘Suraksha’ during a press meet held at his office on March 27 and briefed on the key features of the application.
‘Suraksha’ has unique features and is user friendly. The application is now available to the general public through Google Playstore. The district police team will be monitoring the complaints and the same will be settled within 24 hrs.
The application features a secured login, where in without logging in, the user cannot use the app or its features. The mobile number will be verified during registering and login. Users can post complaints with image proof.
Users can set priorities for their complaints, which can be tracked. Secrecy will be maintained as the complaints registered will be kept confidential. People can directly post their complaints to the Superintendent of Police which is the key feature of the application. The recorded evidence will be maintained from the user as well as the admin.
SP Annamalai K, briefing the media persons on the application, said that it will benefit a large section of users who find it difficult to register a complaint in the local police station. The cases related to molestation, sexual harassment and other important issues will be addressed on priority basis.
The application is designed by Chipsy Mobile Services, a team of budding techies. SP Annamalai K appreciated the efforts of Sandeep Bhakta and his team who designed the application for a good cause.
Sheik Ali, Inspector District Special Branch; Vijay, IT Department and others were present.
Later, speaking exclusively to Mangalorean.com SP K Annamalai said that 5 highway patrol vehicles will be functioning in Udupi. The vehicles will be exclusively equipped with top bar lights, addressing system, sirens, GPS system and first aid equipment. The High Patrolling Vehicles will monitor the speed and other issues relating to National Highway and also State Highway.
He denied the rumors on his transfer mentioned in certain media and clarified saying that he has not applied for transfer to the Home Department.