The Forest Department and the police have collectively determined to tackle miscreants in a few of the widespread ecotourism spots in Kozhikode district. The transfer is in the wake of a sexual abuse case in which a minor woman was exploited by a gang of 4 on the Janakikkad ecotourism spot.
Safety enchancment measures embody set up of closed-circuit tv cameras, deployment of extra safety guards in inside areas and the development of present surveillance measures at entrances. There can be a proposal to perform extra flash inspections by the native police and occasional inspections in deserted and unoccupied homes round ecotourism spots that are frequented by drug addicts and miscreants.
According to Police and Forest Department sources, there are a lot of proposals underneath their consideration to carefully watch the motion of suspected individuals to widespread trekking spots, view factors and forest areas. The predominant plan is to shut all of the unlawful entrances to such areas for bettering vacationers’ security, they add.
Along with uniformed squads, the help of assorted native vacation spot administration committees can even be sought to enhance security measures in the wake of confidential complaints citing the entry of drug peddlers and substance addicts to distant rural tourism spots.
In one of many current district-level conferences of the Tourism Department, an inventory of further security necessities had additionally been finalised for fast implementation at numerous ecotourism spots like Kakkayam and Kariyathumpara. It primarily contains the deployment of extra safety guards to stop unintended drowning in water tourism locations. Opening of police support posts is among the different main pending calls for awaiting nod from the authorities.
Staff Reporter , 2021-11-06 22:46:52