Mumbai Police launches anti-begging campaign to make the city 'beggar-free'

Mumbai Police will nab the people begging on city streets and accommodate them in Beggars' Home in Chembur

The Mumbai Police Department has launched an anti-begging campaign in the city. As the name suggests, this drive will be targeted to remove beggars from the city roads, making it 'beggar-free'. As per reports, people begging on streets and signals will be traced, tracked and trialled by the Mumbai Police Department and then will be accommodated in Beggars' Home standing in Chembur.

Mumbai's step forward to be 'beggar-free'

Beggars' Home, Chembur, Mumbai

An elaborate campaign launched by the Mumbai's Joint Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) has set the city on the route to be free of beggars. Soon, the city roads will be devoid of these unwanted elements, staggering the street traffic, creating nuisance and causing road accidents. The programme has picked pace and the commissioner has issued directives to senior officials at all police station in Mumbai to launch a clampdown against all beggars in the areas under their jurisdiction.

So far, 14 beggars have been caught and arrested from the Azad Maidan Police Station in South Mumbai. These miscreants will be produced before the authority of Bhoiwada Court. According to the proceedings of this programme, all beggars will be tested for coronavirus infection, followed by which, they will be accommodated at the Beggars' Home in Chembur. The fate of those arrested will depend on the court verdict, read reports. The Mumbai Police Department has also decided to conduct the anti-begging campaign throughout the month of February.

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