Director General of Police, Tamil Nadu, C. Sylendra Babu addresses the students and members of Jamaat at Podanur in Coimbatore on Saturday. | Photo Credit: SPECIAL PACKAGE
Education is a weapon to empower young people to excel in life, said Director General of Police (DGP) C. Sylendra Babu speaking to students near Podanur in the city on Saturday.
At the event organized by the Federation of Coimbatore Sunnat Jamaat and the City Police, Mr. Babu that students should take inspiration from their parents and work hard by following in their footsteps.
Citing verses from Thirukural and citing the life of Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, the DGP urged the students to use the internet as a tool to learn meaningful things.
City Police Commissioner V. Balakrishnan called on the students to take steps to bring about positive changes in society.
Earlier, the DGP told the press that people should be careful about various online scams and urged them not to share personal information with anyone online. He also credited the Coimbatore City Police for cracking down on drug peddlers. He said construction of police stations in Kavundampalayam, Karumbukadai and Sundarapuram was underway.
The DGP also opened the renovated Cybercrime police station at the police commissioner’s office on Saturday.