Mysuru: In order to arrest the rising crime rate in the cultural city, two new police stations were inaugurated by Superintendent of Police Subramanyeshwara Rao in the city on Friday, November 16.
The Hebbal station will function from a privately owned building on the Ring road near Shubodhini Banquet Hall.
Inaugurating the station, SP Subramanyeshwara Rao said the Vijayanagar police station limits was large with the industrial area coming under its territory.
With the new station on ring road, it will be easy to keep a tab on the crime occurrences here, SP said.
Sub Inspector Thimmegowda will be in-charge of the new station, SP confirmed.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Shekhar , Rudramuni, Infosys Security Chief Ramadas Kamath were among those present during the inauguration.
Due to increase in population in cultural city there is a proportional increase in crime in terms of burglary, murders and chain snatching incidents. Earlier Mysuru city had 18 stations including one exclusive police station for women and with the new additions the total number of police stations goes up to 20.
Public coming under Alanahalli and Hebbal police station limits are requested to lodge their complaints at the new police stations in the future.