Delhi Police Commissioner joins Twitter

Jul 17, 2012, 14:26 IST | Surender Sharma

The newly appointed Delhi Police Commissioner, Neeraj Kumar has joined Twitter.

He is the first police commissioner of Delhi Police who has joined the social networking site to engage the common man.

Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar

He opened his account with a tweet about the launch of a program, which focuses on engaging youth in crime-prone areas in recreational activities like sports and vocational studies.

His Twitter handle is '@delhipolice2' and his first tweet was: "We launch 'Yuva' to engage street children and young adults in constructive activities to wean them away from crime. Need your support".

He opened his Twitter account on Thursday but in the past four days, he has only tweeted four times, that too about the launch of Delhi Police initiatives.

In the past four days he has got only 200 followers so far.

Earlier, The Delhi Police Facebook page, which was launched in 2010 by Joint Commissioner, Traffic, Satyendra Garg has become quite popular which is not only being used for traffic updates but also for sharing accidents related information and photos of those found violating the traffic norms.

The Delhi traffic police page has nearly 1.3 lakh subscribers.

He has joined the social networking site at a time when the city is being branded as 'rape capital' and the police have come under severe criticism over increasing law and order problems in the city.

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