Mumbai Police Commissioner conducts QnA session on Twitter

Mumbai Police Commissioner conducts QnA session on Twitter

In order to clear doubts about the lockdown in the city, Mumbai Police Commissioner Parambir Singh on Tuesday went ‘live’ on Twitter. The Mumbai CP took questions on his official Twitter handle and was answering Mumbaikars' questions in real-time.

On Tuesday, from 3 p.m to 4 p.m., Singh answered several questions ranging from what steps are being taken to ensure that the lockdown orders to assisting people from essential services when they complained about pressure from neighbours to vacate amid the coronavirus scare.

Here are some of the interactions between the Mumbai CP and the people:

A user asked if she will be allowed to travel during the lockdown to look after her mother who lines alone:

When a Mumbaikar asked if they can travel to buy essential goods:

When the user told him that the petrol pumps are refusing to refuel the vehicles, he clarified,

"All vehicles have to be refuelled. There are no such orders stating only essential commodities vehicles to be refuelled."

A banker asked for the Mumbai CP's attention as he stated that he was a manager in a bank due to which his housing society is warning him to vacate. The Commissioner assured him that they cannot force him and also asked him to approach the nearest police station:

A user asked Singh about what his advice to the migrants who are stuck in Mumbai would be. This is what the Mumbai CP said:

Mumbai Police has been active on social media platforms and along with helping people, the personnel has also been taking measures to curb fake news on the platforms amid the coronavirus scare. 

Mumbai Police had earlier this week, registered a case against a man for spreading rumours on social media in connection with the coronavirus. The officials from the JJ Marg police station stated that a message was circulating on WhatsApp groups and social media that the military was being called to control crowds at some places in Mumbai.

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