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What can be done on Street Encroachment | Rajender Singh, Former ACP, Delhi Police

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What can be done on street encroachment:
1. A complaint may be filed on “DDA 311’ an app launched, which is started with the order of hon’ble SC for reporting un-authorised constructions/encroachment.(download, register, go to ‘STF enforcement drive’ and click photo and post.)
2. Make a call on toll free helpline number 1533 (NDMC area) and also on 1800110093 (For PWD area) for Najafgarh SDMC Zone( 28018818 for Dwarka area) and
3. To make a written complaint use of app ‘smartcity-311’ may be used for MCD complaints.
4. “encroachment” means unauthorised occupation of Gov-ernment land or public land by way ofputting temporary, semi-permanent or permanent structure for residential use or com-mercial use or
any other use;
5.Hon’ble SC held that public road can not be encroached;
6. Responsible officers must be held responsible;
7. Encroachment on public roads is a public wrong;
8. deprivation of livelihood rights given under Constitution must be taken away according to the procedure fair and rea-sonable;
9. Hon’ble SC strikes a balance between legal rights of a com-mon man and duties of Welfare state towards poor people hav-ing right to shelter and livlihood;
10. Varanda is also a public street;
11. An effective grievances redressal monitoring and follow up sys-tem should be put in place;
12. Action by SDMC should be taken under MCD Act against encroachers of public street u/s 461( for violation u/s 317,320,321,325,339). punishment upto 6 months and fine Rs. 5000 or both;
13. S-420 Tehbazari or Licences are issued by DC, SDMC.
14. As per DDA Act 1957, Hon’ble SC ordered to form STF in 2018 headed by VC, DDA consisting all concerned person to look after all public encroachments.
15. Town vending committee was formed which will decide Vending Zone shortly to accommodate squatters in a regulated manner;
16. Police need to take action u/s DP Act and IPC(268, 283/290 IPC) for causing public nuisance and obstructions on public street;
17. SDM of the area may issue conditional order u/s 133 Cr.P.C. for removal of nuisance;

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Mr. Rajinder Singh, Retired ACP Delhi Police with 34 years of experience and an ace investigator. He was instrumental in solving many sensational cases reported in Delhi NCR and other parts of the country. He is also a lawyer by profession and completed his LLB degree in first-class from Delhi University. He has delivered lectures in Police Training colleges, Management colleges, Law
universities viz. NLU etc. and also positively contributed towards the healthy growth and development of police institutes. He has served as a supervisory officer for several years heading several specialized units and handled hundreds of police personnel efficiently.
Awards and decorations:
• Received Police Medal for Gallantry in 1996 after a fierce gun battle in which two criminals were killed and many police personnel received serious bullet injuries.
• Received President Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 2004
• Received Ist Bar or 2nd Police Medal for Gallantry in 2011 for arresting four dreaded dacoits after a gun battle.
• Received President Police Medal for Distinguished Service in 2017
• Received Home Minister Medal for Best Investigation for Nirbhya Gang Rape Case in 2019.
• Received Ati Utkrasht Sewa Padak in May 2020.
• Received Asadharan Karya Purarshkar on five occasions for accomplishing gallant and exemplary detections and arrest of hardcore criminals.
• Received more than 200 Commendation Rolls from Commissioner of Police
Sensational Cases solved:
Dhaula Kuan Gangrape case; Accused convicted for life | Nirbhaya Gang Rape case; Accused hanged till death | Soumya Vishwanathan Murder case; Accused convicted for life | Jigisha murder case; Accused convicted for life | Ratti Passi murder case; Accused convicted for life | Pushkin Chandra Murder case; Accused convicted for life | Sensational kidnapping case of Kiln owner of Gurgaon Sh. Subhash Batra by D Company; Accused convicted for life | Ponty Chadha murder case; under trial | Farm owner Deepak Bhardwaj murder case | Sunanda Pushkar murder case. Undertrial | Also solved two biggest bank heist cases involving the robbery of 7 crores and 4 crores. Accused convicted for life | Arrested Super thief Bunty twice and had recovered stolen property worth Rs 5 crores. The biggest recovery of household stolen articles has ever done so far. Accused convicted in all cases in which he was charged against | Arrested several wanted criminals against whom rewards were declared by Govt | Led police team in 25 police encounters with the dreaded hardcore gangsters.
A film with the name “Oye Lucky Lucky Oye” was made depicting the officer’s character after he arrested Bunty, the Super thief | Another documentary film with the name of “Delhi Crime” was also streamed on Netflix canvassing the story of Nirbhya gang rape case

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