Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray lauded the state police and their metropolis counterparts at a perform on the Mumbai Police headquarters on Friday.
Thackeray additionally feted Covid-19 warriors on the occasion apart from returning stolen properties, recovered by the Mumbai police, to their respective homeowners. “The huge accomplishments of the Mumbai Police shut the mouths of those who tried to defame them,” the chief minister mentioned in a veiled reference to the allegations of a cover-up towards town police within the Sushant Singh Rajput case.
“The police worked hard during the pandemic. Thousands of them contracted the virus, while some of them died in the line of duty,” he added.
Thackeray mentioned, “The accomplishments of the Mumbai Police are endless and the force’s tradition dates back to 150 years. With such a long tradition and efficiency, no matter how much one tries, the image of the police administration cannot be maligned. I promise I will not allow that to happen that if anyone attempts to do so.”
The chief minister was talking within the presence of Mumbai Police commissioner Param Bir Singh and different senior officers. “During the lockdown, we had asked everyone to work from home. But imagine what would have happened if the police were also allowed to do so,” Thackeray mentioned.
He warned that the specter of Covid-19 was nonetheless very a lot current and there was no query of taking issues flippantly. “The threat of Covid-19 still persists. The pandemic is far from over yet. However, some people criticize us for keeping certain places shut. They should at least understand their responsibility while police, doctors and nurses are performing their duty in such difficult times,” he added.
Thackeray additional praised the police pressure for taking preventive measures and placing themselves in danger to deliver the pandemic underneath management throughout the state.